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