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  • Address: Greece
  • Hours: Open Nov 1 - Mar 31, 8:30am - 3:00pm
  • Admission: Adults: € 5

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Ancient Thira Tours

The archaeological site at Akrotiri may be closed, but fortunately you can get your fill of excavations at the site of Ancient Thira. There’s a mix of ruins to explore, including Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine remnants, excavated in the 1890s. Take a tour to identify the different structures – temples, houses, the market (agora), theater and gymnasium.
At its height, this was a thriving center, with dramatic sanctuaries hewn into rock, temples, an impressive theater and porticoed administrative buildings. The central area is the Agora, the old commercial hub, encircled by temple sanctuaries ringing the city. There are also ancient cemeteries here, unearthed since the 1960s.

Don’t miss the views over the coast while you’re here.

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Ancient Thira is on the island’s west coast, on the hilly promontory just south of Kamari Beach.

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Santorini Helicopter Flight

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Hit new heights on a private Santorini helicopter flight and enjoy incredible aerial views of the stunning Greek island! Choose from one of two durations to ...  Read more

Location: Santorini, Greece
Duration: Varies

From USD $329.20

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