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Akrotiri archaeological site in Santorini: open?

I heard Akrotiri is closed, as it was 4 years ago when we were last in Santorini. Does anyone know if it really is closed or not, and if so, when they plan to re-open? We're going the week before Labor Day. Thanks!

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Still closed, repairs haven't even started. Plans were submitted earlier this year and are still in the review stage. Don't expect it to be open for at least another year.

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Bummer...thanks for the information! Looks like I'll be "forced" to return to Santorini another time!

Posted by
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Hey Al,
Just went to Santorini in June - closed. We were there ten years ago - closed. I'm not too sure I'll be able to ever get to see it. :(

Ah....but Santorini is really the closest thing to heaven on earth so enjoy it! :)

Shannon