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Spend the night with Mona Lisa: Airbnb is offering a sleepover at the Louvre
Posted on 05/04/2019

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It's not the first time Airbnb is pushing boundaries. The travel platform is famous for offering peculiar accommodation and offering something that would seem impossible even in our dreams. These special bookings are a part of Airbnb's "Night at" campaign which is a series of once-in-a-lifetime stays. Some of them in the past were held at Dracula's Castle, a LEGO House and a Shark Aquarium. And now they've did it again!

This time they're offering a once in a lifetime opportunity to one lucky person and his chosen partner to spend the night in the Louvre. The most famous museum in the world has teamed up with Airbnb for the first time and it's offering something you have only imagined in your dreams so far. To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the iconic glass pyramid which stands in front of the Louvre, they have organized a contest that will allow one lucky person to spend the night underneath the museum's pyramid, in the home of legendary Mona Lisa and other famous artwork.

Have a private tour with a historian around the legendary museum

Have a private tour with a historian around the legendary museum
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On April 30 this year, for only one night, one lucky person and his chosen accomplice will spend the night in the museum. Experiencing the world's most famous museum when the lights go out has been a dream of many and it's finally come to life. The lucky ones who were given this opportunity of a private and exclusive tour of the Louvre in the past were the Obamas, Beyoncé and Jay-Z. The winning duo will feel like a star without doubt as they'll be greeted by an art-historian upon their arrival. The knowledgeable professional will take them on a private tour and show them the finest masterpieces of art. Can you imagine the pleasure of gazing up the magnificent artwork without the annoying crowds? All passionate art buffs will agree, it's a dream come true!

Enjoy an aperitif with Mona Lisa

Enjoy an aperitif with Mona Lisa
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But that's only the beginning of this exclusive offer Airbnb has announced. After the private guided tour of the museum, the winners will enjoy an aperitif in their living room which is situated in front of the Mona Lisa painting, the most-famous piece of art on the planet. The living room will be equipped with a cozy Parisian -style sofa and guests will be served a refreshing aperitif. Sit in your comfortable lounge sofa, listen to the sounds of French music, sip some aperitif and marvel the Mona Lisa as much as you want. Sounds splendid, right?

Have a high-end dinner with Venus

Have a high-end dinner with Venus
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After the aperitif, it's obviously dinner time! After Mona Lisa, your next host will be Venus of Milo, one of the most famous ancient Greek sculptures. Elegant dining experience is guaranteed with Venus, the Greek goodness of love and beauty. Personal chefs are in duty of the cooking and will prepare a colorful, delicious menu inspired by love and beauty in honor of the Venus.

Listen to a private concert in Napoleon's lavish Apartments

Listen to a private concert in Napoleon's lavish Apartments
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The finale of this breathtaking experience will be a private acoustic concert in the apartments of Napoleon III. The lavishly decorated chambers are one of the most famous museum's highlights and the setting will make you feel like a royal! What's the more perfect ending of a romantic evening than listening to an intimate concert, after all?

Sleepover under the iconic glass Pyramid

Sleepover under the iconic glass Pyramid
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Finally after you've had a dose of history, drinks, food and music, it's time to finish this special evening. Guests will sleep in a mini-pyramid bed located inside the iconic glass pyramid. The ultimate sleepover of your dreams is promised with the stunning views of the Parisian sky. In the morning, guests will be served a pampering hand-delivered breakfast in bed.

Who can apply to the contest?

Who can apply to the contest?
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After all this, you're probably wondering where and how can you apply for this out of this world experience. The application for is very easy and it can be found on the Airbnb website. To apply you just have to answer one simple question - "Why would you be the Mona Lisa's perfect guest?". If you think you might be the lucky one who will win this amazing chance, come up with a creative response and try your luck!

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