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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 November 8, 2017

You need a lively imagination (or a good guide) to understand how this site was used in ancient times. The explanatory panels are succinct and technical and a hand-out guide and itinerary at the entrance would be very helpful.

Thank GEL52
Reviewed October 21, 2017

The archaeological site of Eleusis, with the glorious past. It is a must but before you go, you must read about the site, its history about the Mysteries - irrespective of whether you have a guide or not. It will be easier to "grasp" quickly...More

Thank αικατερίνη κ
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

I give 3 out of 5 because of the respect for ancient coulture of Greeks . But honestly if You are not huge fan of ancient ruins you may find yourself bored. I had amazing guide (but it is another story) and his stories made...More

2  Thank Marcin P
Reviewed July 10, 2017

The archaeological site and the museum are some of the most important sites in Greece. In fact the site was excavated in a systematic manner from the 19th century onwards. The museum was built late in the 19th century. It is relatively easy to get...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed June 10, 2017

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

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October 22, 2017|
Response from Michael C | Reviewed this property |
The opening hours Tues - Sun are 8.30 - 15.00.
Cristina T
September 10, 2016|
Response from Yuliya S | Reviewed this property |
Hello ! It's open daily from 08:00 to 20:00 . Enjoy 😀