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Hefty Admission Rate Hikes at Greek Museums

Archaeological Site of Knossos Photo: © Konstantinos Ntougkas / GTP

Archaeological Site of Knossos. Photo: © Konstantinos Ntougkas / GTP

The Acropolis and the site of Knossos on Crete will be the costliest to get into after the Greek culture ministry announced admission fee hikes this week.

Acropolis_Visiting the Acropolis now costs 20 euros, up from 12 euros, and seeing the world-famous site of Knossos now comes to 15 euros, up from 6 euros. The ministry has also launched 17 single tickets covering visits to several sites across Greece.

At the same time, the government’s plans to extend visiting hours and offer an e-ticket option scheduled to start this month have been put on the back burner yet again.

Other indicative ticket prices are: 10 euros (from 7 euros) at the National Archaeological Museum, 8 euros (from 4 euros) at the Ancient Agora of Athens, 8 euros (from 2 euros) at the Kerameikos, 12 euros (from 9 euros) at Ancient Olympia, 12 euros (from 5 euros) at the Akrotiri on Santorini, 12 euros (from 5 euros) on the islet of Delos, 8 euros (from 2 euros) on the islet of Spinalonga, 8 euros (from 6 euros) at the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, 8 euros (from 4 euros) at Sounio, and 12 euros (from 6 euros) at the Ancient Epidaurus Theater.

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