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Address: Akrotiri 84700, Greece
Phone Number: GPS N36.35 E25.40
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This ancient city was covered in a heap of volcanic ash in the late 17th...

This ancient city was covered in a heap of volcanic ash in the late 17th century B.C., preserving it for present-day archaeologists and interested tourists. The site is so well preserved that it is often referred to as the Pompeii of the Aegean.

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A 4000 yers old city burried from the volcano

Two floor houses 4000 years old. A must see place Site has gone through a full renovation with a new roof. Brilliant historic place to visit

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Go and see. But be warned 12 euro pp ( without guide ). once inside not much info. Would recommend a guide but then a cheap trip turns into not such a cheap trip.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Two floor houses 4000 years old. A must see place Site has gone through a full renovation with a new roof. Brilliant historic place to visit

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was surprised and amazed to find the entire city protected by angled pine ceilings with lovely wide walkways. So glad I visited. Really informative and interesting and being so carefully protected.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very interesting and awe inspiring to see the ancient town and all the artefacts, very modern and easy access to get around the site. Not to be missed!

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a place! Visitors are actually able to walk in ancient paths and see ancient buildings, pottery even the very first sewage system in human history! The site's roof is in complete harmony with the ancient ruins. Not to be missed when in Santorini!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is fascinating to think how people lived and built houses centuries ago. And wonderful that these remains have been found in such great condition. However our driver told us afterwards that only 3% have been recovered and the government has stopped funding???? It seems steep at €12 a head you get no information, map or headphones to guide you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you appreciate history, this is the place for you to be. It cost about 12 Euro in high season. The locals refer to it as the excavation or Akrotiri. It was a quick experience, but it blew my mind. I would have loved to stay longer if I had the time.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a very different experience than our visit to Ancient Thera. It is more expensive (€12pp) but a lot more money has been invested. The whole site is indoors and the building is lovely and cool. It was a nice break to be out of the sun for a while. We tagged along on another Tour and it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is definitely worth a visit if you're in Santorini for more than a flying visit. Its truly amazing to learn about the discoveries that continue to be made here. It's well facilitated being under cover and toilets on site.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nobody is telling you: but the whole place has a roof and can be visited even during the hot time of the day!

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