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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 reviews guided tour under cover volcanic ash amazing site lost city of atlantis bronze age ancient history red beach wall paintings entrance fee information boards walk around public bus well worth the visit euros per person visiting santorini pompeii
Ancient City of Akrotiri. This is much older than Pompeii. From 1630 BC. However no remains have been found since the earthquakes was a warning to the people who ran from the area. This is only 5% excavated of the town at this time. The...More
It doesn't take long to walk around and just "see" the ruins. Take your time and read the descriptions. We also stopped to watch the videos which re-enact how the place used to look like. If you reach when the video is in Greek, it's...More
The age of the structures and history is impressive. It is somewhat disappointing that there isn't much explanation of what you are seeing though -- as much of it is just ruins it is difficult to grasp what you are looking at. Fee is probably...More
A large and expansive covered building. Easy to walk around and some impressive ancient ruins on display.
Decently priced, but would benefit from more English signage to understand more about the culture.
For us we loved this place. Much older than pompeii. We didn’t know much about this place until we visited. Our guide Peggy is very knowledgeable and answered all the questions we asked. I would definitely recommend this place in Santorini
There is really nothing worthwhile here to see, only a lot of stones and dust. You can see all there is by looking at the photos posted. Anything worth seeing is in the Thira Archeological Museum. Its certainly not worth 12 Euros.