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Greece Launches Online Ticket Service for Admission to Museums, Sites

Visitors of certain archaeological sites, monuments and museums in Athens, Creteand the Peloponnese can now buy tickets online, the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports announced on Thursday.

Through the official e-ticketing service – etickets.tap.gr – visitors can purchase e-tickets for admission to the Acropolis and the archaeological sites of Athens’ historic center; the archaeological site of Knossos; the Heraklion Archeological Museum and the archaeological area and museum...

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New Evidence Reveals Knossos, Europe’s Oldest City, Three Times Bigger than Previously Believed

Great news about the ancient city of Knossos in Crete.

Archaeologists working on the Greek island of Crete have uncovered artifacts and structures that suggest the ancient city of Knossos was three times bigger and richer than previously thought.

Knossos is believed to be Europe’s oldest city, according to archeologists. It was an epicenter of Aegean and Mediterranean trade and culture, but historians thought that after a solid 600-year run of prominence during the Greek Bronze...

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Iraklion Archaeological Museum is open for a full visit as of May 6, 2014

We are excited, all renovation and extension works are now complete and Iraklion Archaeological Museum is open for a full visit as of May 6, 2014.

Heraklion Archaeological Museum, ( 2 Xanthoudidou Street, tel. +30-2810-224630, 280370, fax +30-2810-332610) in the center of Heraklion in Crete, houses the most important and representative finds from Minoan civilisation and excavations across the island of Crete. 

Consider a visit to Iraklion Museum as an inseparable part of your visit...

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33 Greek Museums And Archaeological Sites Will Extend Operating Hours

This is great news ...

More than glad to receive this information today.

As of 1 April, 33 Greek museums and archaeological sites will extend their operating hours and remain open from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm, seven days a week, until the end of the season (31 October 2014).

Especially in Crete these sites will be : Archaeological Site of Knossos, Archaeological Site of Phaistos, Psychro Cave, Lassithi, Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, Spinalonga Islet at Elounda.

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Greek Museums, Sites To Operate On Extended Hours This Season

Good news by the Greek Culture Ministry .... 

Thirty-three of Greece’s most popular Museums and Archeological Sites will extend their hours from this April, according to the Greek Culture Ministry.

More specifically, as of 1 April, 33 out of 117 sites and museums will remain open from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm, seven days a week.

According to data, last year 12 million tourists visited Greece’s museums and archeological sites out of the total 17.8 million who came to the country for...