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Archaeological Site and Museum of Eleusis

Eleusis Archaeological Site | Elefsina, Elefsina 192 00, Greece
+30 21 0554 6019
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Eleusis Archaeological Site | Elefsina, Elefsina 192 00, Greece
+30 21 0554 6019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This archaeological site contains the shaft where Persephone descended to the underworld, the cave of Pluto, the stone where Demeter sat to mourn her lost daughter and a museum displaying statues, pottery, etc found on the site. Eleusis is nearly 3,000 years old and signs...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed May 17, 2017

This is a "must see" archaeological site, because the important history of Dimetra initiation cult. The site is easy to visit. Near the site a wide choice of cafes and restaurants. Must visit the archeological site and the city of Eleusis / Elefsina

1  Thank Carlo-Corinzi
Reviewed March 22, 2017

It is not just an Archaeological Site... it is the Acropolis of ancient Elefsina. Unfortunately, the Greek State hasn't given the appropriate attention to this jewelery of Ancient Greece. Here started the myth of Goddess Demetra and her daughter Persefoni. At its huge Telestirion took...More

2  Thank Nikos K
Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

The site is near Athens(20km) in the ancient city of Elefsis.one of the biggest initiations of ancient greece happens here.the festival was every year for the cult of Goddess Dimitra and her daughter Percephone.the site is big with a small museum and you have to...More

Thank Nik M
Reviewed December 6, 2016

Probably everyone who has been in Greece visited Athens and Acropolis. Some knows that Acropolis this is end of so called Sacred Way. Very few knows that other end of this road is in Eleusis. I had opportunity to visit this site. Ancient times it...More

3  Thank gregskim2016
Reviewed December 1, 2016

When at the site, we were escorted by such friendly dogs which added to the site and the mysteries that were conducted within. The site is well labelled and the museum is fantastic being able to see the massive Caryatid that was found at the...More

Thank RachaelMildenhall
Reviewed September 28, 2016

This was the site of the annual celebrations of the Elusion mysteries. Little is known about the exact content of this mystical religion, although contemporary sources claim that it is strongly parallel to the yoga tradition. The site was in use from prehistoric times and...More

2  Thank Stephen P
Reviewed August 5, 2016

Huge archaeological site. Countless findings in good state. Once you have read about the mysteries you can easily imagine the setup. The ancient Greeks knew where and how to build their cities and temples. The architecture is timeless. Very good museum.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed June 3, 2016

One of the most sacred places of Hellenism is still open to public, and the visit is worthwhile BUT it is surrounded by horrid infrastructures which ruins the feelings and the views

Thank cmagnoli
Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

One of the most important archaeological sites in Greece with great monuments and important history . During the ancient times were considered sacred space as taking place the Eleusinian mysterious

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Cristina T
What are the opening hours for the site and the museum on Mondays?
September 10, 2016|
Response from Yuliya S | Reviewed this property |
Hello ! It's open daily from 08:00 to 20:00 . Enjoy 😀