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Tripadvisor: Acropolis Among World’s Best Landmarks

Travellers across the globe have ranked the Acropolis in Athens among the top landmarks in the world for 2016, according to Tripadvisor.

Interest in Greek Culture Grows, Visitor Attendance Rises

Museums, theaters and archaeological sites in Greece, are attracting more visitors thanks in part to extended opening hours and lower admission fees, the culture ministry has announced.

Santorini’s Archaic Kore Statue to Go On Display for First Time in 15 Years

The Kore of Thira, an exquisite female statue discovered 15 years ago on Santorini but kept in storage since then due to lack of space, next year will be displayed to the island's locals and visitors in all her glory.

Santorini Steps in as Year-Round Sunshine Destination

The popular Aegean island of Santorini is ready to offer sea, sun and luxury all year round, the island’s municipal authorities decided on Wednesday.

Greek Museums, Sites Begin To Cash In On Extended Opening Hours Scheme

The Greek Government’s decision to extend the opening hours of the country’s most popular museums and archaeological sites seems to be paying off as visitor numbers and revenue from receipts showed an impressive increase in April.

Archaeological Site of Akrotiri of Thera

It is one of the most important prehistoric settlements of the Aegean. The first habitation at Akrotiri dates from the Late Neolithic times (at least the 4th millenium BC). During the Early Cycladic period (3rd millenium BC), a sizeable settlement was founded, and in the Middle...
Posted On 13 May 2014
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List Of Greek Museums, Archaeological Sites With Extended Hours

As of 1 April, 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).