Monday, April 30, 2012
Excavation of the site began in 1967 by Prof. Spyridon Marinatos, since his death in 1974, Prof. Christos Doumas has been in charge. Akrotiri was closed in 2005, after the roof protecting the site collapsed.
The archaeological site was reopened in April 11, 2012.
Opening hours are 10 am to 5 pm daily.
To learn more visit: http://www.santorini.com/archaeology/akrotiri.htm
Image above is from the Thera Foundation website: http://www.therafoundation.org/akrotiri/ of one of the numerous frescos found at Akrotiri.