Administrative Information

Figaleia (Prefecture of Ilia)

Telephone: +302626022275, +30 26240 22.529( Γραφεία Εφορείας Αρχαιοτήτων)

Full: €6, Reduced: €3
For the period April 1st - Oktober 31st, individual ticket can be purchased for the price of 6 euros (reduced ticket € 3). The ticket is valid for one day.
Special ticket package: Full: €6, Reduced: €3
During the period November 1st - March 31st, the price of the single ticket is reduced by 50% for all visitors and cost 3 euros.
Free admission days
6 March (in memory of Melina Mercouri)
18 April (International Monuments Day)
18 May (International Museums Day)
The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
28 October
Every first Sunday from November 1st to March 31st
Reduced admission for:
Escorting parents on educational visits of primary schools.
Greek citizens and citizens of other Member - States of the European Union who are over 65 years old, upon presentation of their ID card or passport for verification of their age and country of origin.
Students of University - Higher Education Institutes, Technological Educational Institutes or equivalent Schools of countries from outside the European Union, upon presentation of their student ID cards
Free admission for:
Escorting teachers during educational visits of schools and institutions of primary, secondary and tertiary education and of military schools.
Holders of a free pass
Holders of a solidarity card
Holders of a valid unemployment card.
Journalists upon presentation of their journalist identity card
Members of Societies and Associations of Friends of Museums and Archaeological Sites, upon presentation of their certified membership card.
Members of the Chamber of Fine Arts of Greece and equivalent Chambers of member-states of the EU, upon presentation of their membership card
Members of the ICOM-ICOMOS, upon presentation of their membership card
Official guests of the Greek State, after approval from the General Directorate of Antiquities and Cultural Heritage.
Parents of families with three children and their children up to the age of 23 or 24 if they are students and regardless of age if they have disability, upon presentation of a family status certificate issued by the Municipality
Parents of multi-child families and their children up to the age of 23, up to the age of 25 if they are doing their military service or studying and regardless of age if they have disabilities, upon presentation of a certified multi-child pass from the Supreme Confederation of multi-child parents of Greece (ASPE).
Persons with disabilities (67 % or over) and one escort, upon presentation of the certification of disability issued by the Ministry of Health or a medical certification from a public hospital, where the disability and the percentage of disability are clearly stated
Single parent families with minors, upon presentation of a family status certificate issued by the Municipality. In the case of divorsed parents, only the parent holding custody of the children
Students of University - Higher Education Institutes, Technological Educational Institutes, Military Schools or equivalent Schools of EU member states, as well as Schools of Guides, upon presentation of their student identity card
The employees of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports and the Archaeological Receipts Fund, upon presentation of their service ID card.
The police officers of the Department of Antiquity Smuggling of the Directorate of Security
Tourist guides upon presentation of their professional ID card.
Young people, up to the age of 18, upon presentation of their Identity Card or passport for age confirmation.

From April 23rd, 2019:

Daily (Monday - Sunday): 08:00 - 20.00

Last Admission: 20' before closing time

1 January
25 March
1 May
Easter Sunday
25 December
26 December
  Suggestive Bibliography
Cockerell C., The Temple of Jupiter Panhellenius at Aegina and Apollo Epicurius at Bassai near Phigalia in Arcadia, London 1860
Κουρουνιώτης Κ., "Ανασκαφαί εν Κωτίλω", ΑΕ (1903), 151-188
Καββαδίας Π., "Ανασκαφαί περί τον εν Φιγαλεία ναόν του Επικουρίου Απόλλωνος", ΠΑΕ (1902) 23-27, (1903) 25, (1904) 16-21, (1905) 21-22, (1906) 54-55, (1907) 66, (1908) 65, (1910) 33, (1911) 29 κ. ε.
Κουρουνιώτης Κ., "Το εν Βάσσαις αρχαιότερον ιερόν του Απόλλωνος", ΑΕ (1910), 271-332
Ρωμαίος Κ., "Εκ του αρχαιοτέρου ναού της Φιγάλειας", ΑΕ (1933), 1-25
Γιαλούρης Ν., "Δοκιμαστική ανασκαφή εις τον Ναόν του Επικουρίου Απόλλωνος Βασσών", ΠΑΕ (1959), 155-159
Cooper F.A., The Temple of Apollo at Bassai: A Preliminary Study, New York 1978
Παπαχατζής Ν., Παυσανίου Ελλάδος περιήγησις: Αχαϊκά και Αρκαδικά, Αθήνα 1980, 361-371
Cooper F.A., Kelly N.J., The Temple of Apollo Bassitas: The Architecture 1996
Ο ναός του Επικουρίου Απόλλωνα, Περιήγηση στο χώρο και στο χρόνο, Αθήνα 2000
Αραπογιάννη Ξ., Ο ναός του Επικουρίου Απόλλωνος Βασσών, Αθήνα 2002
See also
Other museums and archaeological sites in the same prefecture
Acropolis at Platiana
Agia Triada
Archaeological Museum of Elis
Archaeological Museum of Olympia
Archaeological Museum of Pirgos
Archaeological Site of Epitalio
Chlemoutsi Castle
Coastal Roman Baths of Skafidia