ATHENS — The restored and modernised National Gallery visited Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Saturday accompanied by Culture Minister Lina Mendoni.
Mitsotakis toured, among others, the hall with paintings related to the Greek War of Independence and other halls hosting modern Greek artworks.
The Prime Minister referred to "spectacular result" that "reflects the love for a museum that symbolises the history of the modern Greek State"
"We will be here again on Wednesday evening to admire the final result" said Mitsotakis referring to the tour of the official guests for the 200-year anniversary from the Greek Revolution on March 25".
He also expressed the hope to leave behind the pandemic and to make the official inauguration of the National Gallery, probably in June.
Τhe area of the National Gallery has been totally restored and extended reaching today 20,700 sqm.