Visitors to Greek archaeological sites during the first seven months of the year increased by 16.2 percent and revenue from receipts were up by 15.8 percent compared with the same period in 2017, according to data released on Monday by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).
During the January-July 2018 period, museums in Greece saw a 8.6 percent increase in visitor numbers and a 12.7 percent increase in revenue from receipts.
The Acropolis Museum received over one million visitors between January and July 2018, up by 10.6 percent compared with the first seven months of 2017.
According to ELSTAT, in July alone, the country’s archaeological sites saw an 10.6 percent increase in visitors and a 7 percent increase in receipts, compared with the corresponding period last year.
Visitors to museums in July were up by 4.6 percent and receipts rose by 9.2 percent, compared with the same month in 2017.