Greek strike shuts down Acropolis


The Acropolis and other ancient sites throughout Greece were closed to the public after state guards called a strike over hiring and pay.

Monday’s action came just as the government is under pressure from its creditors to agree on new spending cuts and reforms.

Tourists who came from all around the world to see the Parthenon were in for a major disappointment.

A teacher from Germany, Ute, said she couldn’t believe the site was closed.

“Especially we Germans now are really really angry about how they work here sometimes…. I don’t understand why they are on strike,” she said.

“I think we won’t come back,…



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