Acropolis in Athens reopens after virus shutdown
19 May 2020 01:44:03
Greece reopened the Acropolis in Athens and all open-air archaeological sites in the country to the public on Monday after a two-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.
A clutch of tourists and masked reporters gathered at the world-famous site, the most-visited monument in Greece.
"We have never seen so few people at the Acropolis," a Russian visitor accompanied by her husband told AFP.
"It's like having a private visit," said the woman, who has lived in Athens for five years.
President Katerina Sakellaropoulou was among the first visitors to the ancient Greek complex that sits on a rocky o
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