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Visitors to Greek Sites, Museums Increase in Jan-April

Visitors to Greek archaeological sites during the first four months of the year increased by 15.3 percent and revenue from receipts were up by 28.2 percent compared with the same period in 2016, according to data released recently by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Likewise, during the January-April 2017 period, museums in Greece saw a 14.1 percent increase in visitor numbers and a 22.4 percent increase in revenue from receipts.

April 2017

Percentage distribution of visitors by museum, April 2017.

Percentage distribution of visitors by museum, April 2017.

According to ELSTAT, in April alone, the country’s museums saw an 13.1 percent increase in visitors and a 36.4 percent increase in receipts, compared with the corresponding period last year.

Visitors to archaeological sites in April were up by 24.2 percent and receipts rose by 34.3 percent, compared with the same month in 2016.

Percentage distribution of visitors by archaeological site, April 2017.

Percentage distribution of visitors by archaeological site, April 2017.

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