Made of mud-brick and well preserved for centuries it's impressive how advanced the civilization was for the time. Definitely worth the visit.
About Akrotiri Archaeological Site
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Visited with my partner whilst on holiday and decided to take a small guided tour which was exactly the right decision, for an extra Euro 10 we got a very knowledgeable guide which meant we learnt a lot about the actual history of the site....More
Very unique place with one of a kind pre-historic ruins expanding in a very large area. The museum building is also very nice with clever design. The signs could be more in numbers or the tour guide be more cheap since the ticket is already...More
This is a really interesting archaeological dig that has so much potential if it could get funding. The dig aspect has been halted for many many years due to the situation with the Greece economy. However, it is still pretty amazing and so well preserved....More
We visited this site about 10 years ago and found it mildly interesting; but this time we found that the site had been much more extensively excavated - and were pleasantly stunned by the result. The site now clearly shows how people lived before the...More
You should pair this visit with the Archeological Museum in Fira to get the full experience. Extremely well preserved ancient village with numerous intact artifacts. The presentation of this archeological site to the public is excellent. You don't need a tour guide. Go at your...More
It is for a fact interesting to see a city like this. As I was told it is also older than the city of Pompeii. But it is also not that big and if I had to pay the entrance I would have been disappointed.
Take the guided tour! It only cost is 10 euros extra but it was well worth it. It’s still an active excavation site so luckily most of the uncovered buildings are under cover meaning you can visit even during the hottest part of the day...More