“Acropolis” was opened in the presence of the President of Greece


The archaeological site of the Acropolis in Athens opened its doors to visitors, in the presence of the President of the Republic Katrina Sacilaropoulou, after it closed for two months; Because of the epidemic “Covid-19”.
The president will be the first visitor to the site, which includes an ancient Greek temple, and is located on top of a hill overlooking the capital.
The event was attended by Culture Minister Lina Mendoni, along with journalists and staff, all of whom put on protective masks, while measures were taken to combat the virus before people were allowed in.
The Ministry of Culture stated that barriers were established to separate visitors and sterilize sites.
2.9 million people visited Acropolis last year, an increase of 14.2% over the previous year, making it the most visited site in Greece.
The Ministry of Culture and Sports said in a statement that “the archaeological sites have been opened as of May 18 this year, in the first phase of the process of gradually relaunching cultural institutions in the country.”
It is reported that there are dozens of temples, stadiums, theaters and castles in Greece.
But not all museums will reopen until June 15, based on the government’s plan to gradually lift restrictions to stop the “Covid-19” outbreak.


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