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List Of Greek Museums, Archaeological Sites With Extended Hours

Acropolis, Athens. © Maria Theofanopoulou

Acropolis, Athens. © Maria Theofanopoulou

Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes.

Palace of the Knights, Rhodes

As of 1 April, the following 33 Greek museums and archaeological sites will extend operating hours and remain open from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week, until the end of the season (31 October 2014).

According to data, last year 12 million tourists visited Greece’s museums and archaeological sites out of the total 17.8 million who came to the country for vacation.

The 33 sites selected to offer extended hours this season (seen below) cover 95 percent of those visits.

Greece is expected to draw a record number of more than 18.5 million tourists this year.

1. Acropolis of Athens, Theatre of Dionysus (Acropolis South Slope), Ancient Agora of Athens
2. National Archaeological Museum, Athens
3. Archaeological Site of Olympieion, Athens
4. Byzantine and Christian Museum, Athens
5. Archaeological Site of Sounio
6. Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki
7. White Tower, Thessaloniki
8. Museum of Byzantine Culture, Thessaloniki
9. Archaeological Site of Epidaurus
10. Archaeological Site of Mycenae
11. Archaeological Site of Olympia
12. Museum of Ancient Olympia
13. Archaeological Site of Delphi
14. Archaeological Museum of Delphi
15. Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina)
16. Archaeological Site of Delos
17. Archaeological Site of Akrotiri, Santorini
18. Archaeological Site of Lindos, Rhodes
19. Sanctuary of Asklepios on Kos
20. Castle of Neratzia, Kos
21. Archaeological Site of Kameiros, Rhodes
22. Archaeological Museum of Rhodes
23. Acropolis of Ialyssos, Rhodes
24. Archaeological Site of Knossos, Crete
25. Archaeological Site of Phaistos, Crete
26. Psychro Cave, Lassithi, Crete
27. Archaeological Site of Ancient Corinth
28. Palace of the Knights, Rhodes
29. Archaeological Site of Mystras
30. Spinalonga Islet
31. Old Fortress of Corfu
32. Palamidi Fortress, Nafplion
33. Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, Crete



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