Rise in visitors, receipts at Greek museums and ancient sites in June


The number of people visiting Greek museums in June rose by 9.5 percent over last year, with receipts rising by 13.4 percent, according to figures published on Wednesday by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

There was a 7.8 percent rise in the number of visitors to archaeological sites during the same month. Receipts rose by 10.1 percent.

Between January and June this year, visitors to museums have risen by 11.8 percent and receipts by 17.2 percent. During the same period, there was a 11.2 percent rise in visitors and 10.7 percent increase in receipts at archaeological sites.