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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.
All reviewsguided tourunder covervolcanic ashamazing sitebronze agelost city of atlantisancient historyred beachentire sitewall paintingsentrance feeinformation boardswalk aroundpublic buswell worth the visiteuros per personvisiting santorini
Akritori ruins are in the south of Santorini. There is free parking on the streets or an unnecessary charged parking. Entry to the archaeological site is €12 for adults and free for kids under 18. Its about a 30-40 minute adventure. Must visit if youre...More
I tried to enter with a small dog inside the kennel on my shoulders but they didn’t accept. Probably air he is breathing could be contaminated... Strange we can see Acropolis in Athens, Delos but not this site.
As for all historical places, it is an advantage to gather informations about this place before your visit. Otherwise, take a guided tour, which helps one to understand the historical dimension. I mean, to see the relicts of bronce age houses, conserved over 3600 years...More
This archeological excavation is near to the Red beach. Parking is possible near but for 3 euro plus entrance fee is 12, so I mean it is little overpriced. We spent here one hour, because we had not tour guide (it could be mistake). There...More
We visited as an excursion on a Celestyal Cruise voyage. Our guide was fabulous. While there was written info nearby, she added much info. The site is under a roof so the blazing sun didn't interfere. Walkways are placed so that details can be viewed...More
A miniature of Pompei with the same unhappy end only that in this case... they did manage to run before the erruption... only to die by the resulting tsunami...
Well maintained and worth a visit if you are in the area.