Greece closes more ancient tourist sites amid heatwave

By Angeliki Koutantou and Louiza Vradi
Updated June 13 2024 - 9:00pm, first published 8:58pm
The ancient Acropolis in central Athens closed to the public for five hours amid a heatwave. (AP PHOTO)
The ancient Acropolis in central Athens closed to the public for five hours amid a heatwave. (AP PHOTO)

Greece has shut more ancient tourist sites in Athens and elderly people are taking refuge at designated air-conditioned spots as the first heatwave of the summer persists for a third day.

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