Acropolis of Athens to be closed for tourists because of heat

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Athens Acropolis will be closed to visitors on Thursday and Friday from 13.00 to 17.00, because of heat, the Ministry of Culture and Sports of Greece reports.

The Office of Antiquities of Athens closes an archaeological monument, since, according to the forecast of the National Meteorological Service, the air temperature will exceed 40 degrees.

Visitors who bought electronic tickets for these dates and hours are asked to contact the sales service by email.

Throughout the territory of Greece, on July 4 and 5, according to meteorologists, the temperature will rise to 38-40 degrees.

The Acropolis in Athens is the most visited archaeological site in Greece. In 2018, it was visited by 3.15 million people. The most popular museum is the Acropolis Museum - 1.8 million people visited it.

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