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New increased admission fees for Greek Museums and Sites

Old Apr 4th, 2016, 06:58 AM
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New increased admission fees for Greek Museums and Sites

As of April 1st all entrance fees to Greek Museums , archaeological and other sites
were increased.
A few examples for the most important museums and sites :

The Athens Acropolis is now 20 Euro (was 12)
National Archaeological Museum Athens 10 ( was 7)
The ticket to all archaeological sites of Athens is now 30 Euro ( 20 )
Delos 12 Euro ( 5 )
Knosos 15 Euro (6)
Sounio 8 (4)
Epidaurus 12 ( 6)
Mycenae 12 ( 8)
Acropolis of Lindos 12 (6)
Olympia 12 ( 9)
Ancient Messini 12 ( 6)
Akrotiri Thira 12 (6)
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Old Apr 4th, 2016, 07:15 AM
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If you think the prices are up in Greece, take a look at the prices in Barcelona.
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Old Apr 4th, 2016, 07:36 AM
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Thanks for posting clauser
With the economic problems in Greece they need to raise cash somehow. Tourists will gladly pay these prices as they are still a bargain.
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What of Delphi & Temple of Athina plus museum

A price for all ???

Or all separate ???
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I've been wondering how long those low prices would hold ... much lower than museum prices in cities like Paris and Rome. However, I do think that some Greek ancient sites & museums have "winter closing" times ( 3 pm vs 5 or 7 pm) longer in the calendar year than other countries (sometimes Oct. thru March). I know that it's a budget measure -- to avoid having a 2nd shift of guards -- but it does require advance research & planning by travelers. And sometimes it happens without warning ... one shows up at 2:30 in May, and guess what? they've decided to close at 3 pm that day! I've learned to check & double-check.
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Obviously those are dramatic increases, but the sights are well worth it. I hope at least a bit of that money will go toward upkeep. I was disappointed on Delos to find a couple of the marvelous mosaics with a massive weed growing between the viewing location and the mosaic - impossible to get a good photo, and not a satisfying viewing. I wondered, how tough can it be to go around to all those mosaics (admittedly there are plenty) and pull up just those weeds that obstruct the views of the mosaics? Maybe now they can do it.
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Old Dec 12th, 2016, 04:39 PM
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Delphi and surrounds plus Olympia be new be tho Acropolis a tender renewal as will be National Arch.Museum

All around the base I spent two days strolling in ,77

So look fwd to just soaking up Athens its self
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Thanks, clausar -- very helpful!
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These new prices of admission are worth every penny!
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