The Archaeological Museum of Pella was awarded by the Tripadvisor with Travellers Choice Award for 2020
This is an award given to businesses, places to visit, attractions, monuments, etc., which consistently receive excellent reviews from travelers and are ranked within the top 10% of Tripadvisor’s proposals. “Especially this year, because of the pandemic, the distinction from Tripadvisor is great for all of us and comes to reward the tremendous effort made by all the staff. “Congratulations to all the employees, especially to the security guards and the people of the cleaning”, points out to APE-MPE the head of the Ephorate of Antiquities of Pella Elisavet Tsigarida.
At the beginning of the summer season, the image in the Museum of Pella, as in all museums – not only in Greece but also in the world at large – “was heartbreaking”, Ms. Tsigarida explains. Gradually, however, visitors not only began to increase, but also congratulated the staff for strictly adhering to the security measures to protect against Covid-19. “We wanted people to feel safe. It is a very busy year, but we decided not to put it down “, notes the head of the Ephorate of Antiquities of Pella.
The museum of Pella is located in the northeastern part of the archeological site, in the immediate vicinity of the modern settlement of Pella to the east. At the museum, where the visitor ends up after his tour of the archeological site, he can reconstruct the archaeological elements provided by the monuments and understand the various aspects of daily and public life of the Macedonian capital.