connect with us
A Service by: GREEK TRAVEL PAGES
 

Massive Mycenaean-era Chamber Tomb Comes to Light in Greece

The ninth largest chamber tomb out of some 4,000 unearthed in the last 150 years dating back to the Mycenaean era has been uncovered in Orchomenos, Central Greece.

First Floor of Kos Archaeological Museum Reopens

The first floor of the Archaeological Museum of Kos will reopen after it was temporarily closed for inspection following an earthquake in July.
Posted On 04 Aug 2017

Safeguarding Antiquities Priority as Thessaloniki Metro Works Proceed

A working group made up of state and Attiko Metro officials will monitor works on the Thessaloniki metro, aiming to safeguard Byzantine era findings.

Culture Ministry Extends Operating Hours of Museums and Sites in Greece

The Culture Ministry has announced the museums and archaeological sites in Greece that will operate with extended hours until October 31.
Posted On 04 Apr 2017

NE Aegean Islands Get EU Funding Priority for Monuments

Over 10 million euros in EU funding have been allocated for the restoration of a number of monuments on the northeastern Greek islands.
Posted On 23 Aug 2016

Easter Opening Times for Attractions in Greece

The Greek Culture Ministry has announced the opening hours of all state archaeological sites, monuments and museums during Holy Week.
Posted On 22 Apr 2016

Interest in Greek Culture Grows, Visitor Attendance Rises

Museums, theaters and archaeological sites in Greece, are attracting more visitors thanks in part to extended opening hours and lower admission fees, the culture ministry has announced.
Posted On 21 Aug 2015

Greek History, Culture @ Your Fingertips with New Apps

Greek history and culture couldn't be easier thanks to a series of new smartphone and tablet apps to be developed by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) New Media Lab and the Greek culture ministry.
Posted On 11 Aug 2015

Greece to Be Shown ‘All Over’ the World for Second Year

Greek culture, products and social entrepreneurship will be showcased all around the world from May 22 until May 31 through the 2nd "Greece All Over" International Festival.
Posted On 20 May 2015

Architecture Competition to Redesign Acropolis Access

The culture ministry is set to announce an international architecture competition inviting contestants to present proposals that will make access to the Acropolis more functional and friendlier for disabled visitors and improve the aesthetics of the surrounding area.
Posted On 23 Jan 2015

Five Skeletons Found at Amphipolis Tomb in Greece

The Greek culture ministry revealed on Monday that archaeologists and researchers have discovered more than one skeleton in the Amphipolis tomb on Kasta Hill.
Posted On 19 Jan 2015

Ancient Human Remains Found at Amphipolis Tomb

Human remains were discovered under the floor of the third chamber of the large burial mound in Amphipolis, northern Greece.
Posted On 12 Nov 2014

Archaeologists Make More Discoveries During Dig In Amphipolis

Excavations at Kasta hill, Amphipolis, have unearthed an artificial cutting in the ground of the fourth area of the large burial mound that dates to the late 4th century.
Posted On 31 Oct 2014

Amphipolis Mosaic Depicts Greek Myth Of The Abduction Of Persephone

The mosaic floor, recently discovered during the excavation of the large burial mound in Amphipolis, northern Greece, has been revealed in its entirety. "It is obvious that this is the mythological representation of the Abduction of Persephone by Pluto," an announcement by the...
Posted On 16 Oct 2014

Amphipolis Dig Reveals Amazing Mosaic Floor

A large section of an impressive mosaic floor was revealed on 12 October during the excavation of the large burial mound in Amphipolis, northern Greece.
Posted On 12 Oct 2014

Greek Culture Ministry To Attract Foreign Film Producers Through Incentives

The Culture Ministry is working on attracting domestic and foreign film producers to Greece by improving the tax and legal framework, through a new ministerial decision.
Posted On 03 Oct 2014

Amphipolis Dig Fully Uncovers The Pedestals Of The Caryatids

The Caryatids of the burial mound at Kasta hill in Amphipolis, Greece, are standing on pedestals that are 1.40 m high and 1.36 m wide. The statues along with their bases reach a total height of 3.67 m.
Posted On 01 Oct 2014

Greece To Celebrate The “Faces of Time” During European Heritage Days 2014

The theme of this year's European Heritage Days in Greece is the "Faces of Time" and will involve over 100 archaeological sites and museums across the country.
Posted On 25 Sep 2014

Amphipolis Tomb: Details Of The Caryatids Come To Light

The Greek Culture Ministry has released details of the Caryatids that were unearthed earlier this month during the excavation of the large burial mound in Amphipolis, northern Greece.
Posted On 21 Sep 2014

Greece To Nominate Archaeological Site Of Philippi For UNESCO’s World Heritage Site Status

By 30 September the Greek Culture Ministry will submit a nomination proposal to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) with the purpose of having the Archaeological site of Philippi be placed on the list of World Heritage sites.
Posted On 17 Sep 2014
12