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Archaeological Site and Museum of Eleusis

Eleusis Archaeological Site | Elefsina, Elefsina 192 00, Greece
+30 21 0554 6019
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Private Tour to Elefsina: Mysteries in Ancient times
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Eleusis Archaeological Site | Elefsina, Elefsina 192 00, Greece
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+30 21 0554 6019
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"archaeological site"
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"ancient times"
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"important history"
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"her daughter"
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"cafes and restaurants"
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"beautiful view"
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"interesting place"
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"ancient city"
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"middle"
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"athens"
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"greece"
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"mysteries"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ancient city of Eleusis was renowned for the most famous religious rite in ancient Greece, the Eleusinian Mysteries. You can visit the monumental entrance built by Marcus Aurelius, the cave Ploutonion in which Persephone's abduction took place, the Museum with the great caryatid (another...More

Thank tiz S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to give a five star rating to this very important site for the Ancient World (not only for Athens), but also have to warn potential visitors: - Visit the site after having done your "homework" - or take a guided tour - Avoid...More

Thank Christos P
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place to visit but if it’s sunny, as it is always in Greece, take a hat with you! Watch out the stairs because at some places they are broken

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

You need a lively imagination (or a good guide) to understand how this site was used in ancient times. The explanatory panels are succinct and technical and a hand-out guide and itinerary at the entrance would be very helpful.

Thank Graham L
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

The archaeological site of Eleusis, with the glorious past. It is a must but before you go, you must read about the site, its history about the Mysteries - irrespective of whether you have a guide or not. It will be easier to "grasp" quickly...More

Thank αικατερίνη κ
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I give 3 out of 5 because of the respect for ancient coulture of Greeks . But honestly if You are not huge fan of ancient ruins you may find yourself bored. I had amazing guide (but it is another story) and his stories made...More

3  Thank Marcin P
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

The archaeological site and the museum are some of the most important sites in Greece. In fact the site was excavated in a systematic manner from the 19th century onwards. The museum was built late in the 19th century. It is relatively easy to get...More

Thank Dimitris L
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

This archaeological site contains the shaft where Persephone descended to the underworld, the cave of Pluto, the stone where Demeter sat to mourn her lost daughter and a museum displaying statues, pottery, etc found on the site. Eleusis is nearly 3,000 years old and signs...More

Thank Michael C
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is a "must see" archaeological site, because the important history of Dimetra initiation cult. The site is easy to visit. Near the site a wide choice of cafes and restaurants. Must visit the archeological site and the city of Eleusis / Elefsina

1  Thank Carlo-Corinzi
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

It is not just an Archaeological Site... it is the Acropolis of ancient Elefsina. Unfortunately, the Greek State hasn't given the appropriate attention to this jewelery of Ancient Greece. Here started the myth of Goddess Demetra and her daughter Persefoni. At its huge Telestirion took...More

2  Thank Nikos K
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Dragos_P_Andrei
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Response from Michael C | Reviewed this property |
The opening hours Tues - Sun are 8.30 - 15.00.
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Cristina T
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Response from Yuliya S | Reviewed this property |
Hello ! It's open daily from 08:00 to 20:00 . Enjoy 😀
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