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  12 Jun 2024, 12:37
Update : 12 Jun 2024, 12:43

Athens Acropolis to close during hottest hours Wednesday amid heatwave

 ATHENS, June 12, 2024 (BSS/AFP) - The Athens Acropolis, Greece's most visited tourist site, will close to the public during the hottest hours of Wednesday as a heatwave bakes the country, the culture ministry said.

The ministry said the archaeological site would close from midday to 5:00 pm (0900 to 1400 GMT), with temperatures expected to reach 43 degrees Celsius (109 degrees Fahrenheit) on Wednesday and Thursday during the first heatwave of the year.

 

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