The number of visitors to museums and archaeological sites in Greece posted a 2.5 pct and 1.7 pct rise, respectively, in May 2019 compared with the same period in 2018, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said on Thursday, according to ANA.
In May 2019 the number of visitors to museums rose by 2.5 pct, while numbers of free admission visitors dropped by 2.2 pct and there was a 4.1 pct hike in revenues.
Based on ELSTAT’s report, in the first five months of 2019 there was a 7 pct increase in visitors, 3.5 pct increase in free admissions while revenues rose by 10.9 pct.
In archaeological sites, in May 2019 there was a 1.7 pct growth in visitors, the number of free admissions dropped by 9 pct and revenues rose by 9.7 pct in comparison with May 2018.
During the period of January-May 2019, visitors to archaeological sites of Greece increased by 6.8 pct, free admissions by 4.4 pct while revenues posted a 12 pct hike.