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Greece’s museums and archaeological sites record impressive visitors’ increase

Museums and archaeological sites in Greece saw an impressive increase of visitors in November 2017 when compared to the previous year. Museums saw an increase of 7.2 percent, while the number of visitors at archaeological sites went up by 18.4 percent.

In November 2017 compared with the corresponding month of 2016, museums experienced a 7.2 pct increase in the number of visitors and a 0.9 pct decrease in the number of free admission visitors as well as a 16.6 pct increase in their receipts, according to Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

In November 2017 compared with the corresponding month of 2016, the number of visitors at Archaeological sites recorded an increase of 17.8 pct, while an increase of 11.6 pct was observed in the number of free admission visitors and a 15.8 pct increase in the corresponding receipts.

During the eleven-month period from January to November 2017, an increase of 15.9 pct was observed in the number of visitors of Museums, while an increase of 13.3 pct was recorded in the number of free admission visitors and a 20.7 pct increase in the relevant receipts, in comparison with the corresponding period of 2016.

As regards archaeological sites, during the eleven-month period from January to November 2017, an increase of 18.4 pct was recorded in the number of visitors, while a 20.8 pct increase was observed in the number of free admission visitors and a 18.3 pct increase in the relevant receipts, in comparison with the corresponding period of 2016. [amna.gr]

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