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Greek Tourism And Culture To Be Promoted Together To Markets Abroad

The Greek ministries of tourism and culture have agreed on joint actions to promote Greek tourism and the country's cultural heritage and wealth.

Google’s “Street View” Map Service To Promote Greece’s Cultural Wealth

The Greek Culture Ministry will further cooperate with Google to include Greece's most popular archaeological sites and museums in the Street View map service to boost the promotion of the country's cultural wealth abroad.

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.

Museum, Archaeological Site Attendance In Greece Rises In January 2014

Greek museums experienced an 11.8 percent increase in visitor numbers in January 2014 compared with the same month of 2013, according to a survey on museums and archaeological sites attendance carried out by the Greek statistical authority, ELSTAT.

Greek Events For International Museum Day 2014

Greek museums will once again take part in the worldwide celebration of International Museum Day and open free of charge on Sunday 18 May 2014.

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).

Cultural Events Announced To Celebrate New Opening Hours Of Museums In Greece

A series of cultural events have been announced to take place throughout Greece on 1 April in celebration of the new opening hours of Greek museums and archaeological sites.

Greek Travel Agents Applaud Gov’t Decision To Upgrade Museums, Archaeological Sites

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) applauded the Greek Government's recent announcements in regards to a series of interventions under development for the country’s museums and archaeological sites in view of the new tourism season.

Greece’s Unemployed Will Be Allowed Free Entry To Museums

Residents in Greece that have a valid unemployment card will be entitled to visit all of the country's museums free of charge, according to a recent announcement made by Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.

Greek Museums, Sites To Operate On Extended Hours This Season

Thirty-three of Greece’s most popular museums and archaeological sites will extend their hours from this April and remain open from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week, according to the Greek Culture Ministry.

Greek Museums, Sites Welcomed More Visitors In July

Visitors to Greek museums in July increased by 18.2 percent and revenue from receipts were up by 14.7 percent compared with the same month of 2012, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) announced on 11 November.
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Greek Museums, Sites See Increase In Visitors

Greek museums and archaeological sites saw an increase in visitation levels last May, according to the Greek statistical authority, ELSTAT.
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Greek Museums, Sites To Operate On Summertime Schedule

The most visited Greek State museums and archaeological sites will operate from 8am to 8pm, while those that attract a smaller audience will operate from 8am to 5pm, according to a recent announcement made by Deputy Culture Minister Kostas Tzavaras.
The New Acropolis Museum. On the occasion of World Tourism Day, the Culture and Tourism Ministry announced free admission to all archaeological sites, historical sites, museums and monuments.
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Greece Joins International Museum Day Celebration

Greek museums will take part in the worldwide celebration of International Museum Day and open free of charge on Saturday 18 May.

Greek Museums And Sites Get New Standards

“Our goal is for all monuments to provide the basic services to the visitor,” Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Yeroulanos said while reviewing the progress of the ministry’s three-year plan to upgrade services of archaeological sites and museums. The program was launched in...

Minister On Museums And Archaeological Sites

“We have discovered that out of 170 Greek sites, 110 of them do not provide even basic amenities,” Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos said to the Greek press last month.
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