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Evros’ Nature and Wildlife on Display at Ramada Plaza Thraki Hotel

The Ramada Plaza Thraki hotel in Alexandroupolis is hosting a photo exhibition featuring landscapes of Evros and Rodopi in northern Greece.

Different Ticket Rates for Acropolis Museum in Summer and Winter

Ticket prices for the Acropolis Museum are subject to change to 10 euros in the summer and 5 euros in winter, according to the Greek ministry of culture.

Culture Ministry: Winter Schedule for Greek Sites, Museums

State museums and archaeological sites in Greece as of January 7, will be operating in accordance to the winter schedule, the Ministry of Culture announced.

The Guardian: Greece’s ‘Rakomelo’ Among World’s Best Winter Drinks

Greece’s ‘rakomelo’, a strong distilled spirit produced from grape pomace, is among the best warming winter drinks in the world, according to The Guardian.

Athens’ Ancient Greek Technology Museum Nominated for ‘EMYA 2019’ Award

Only just a few months after its opening, the Ancient Greek Technology Museum Kostas Kotsanas has been nominated for the "European Museum of the Year Αward (ΕΜΥΑ) 2019".

Greece’s Ancient Tenea Discovery Among 15 Biggest Archaeological Finds of 2018

The discovery of the ancient city of Tenea in Greece has been included among the 15 biggest historical finds of 2018 compiled by art website Artsy.

UN Supports Greek Resolution on Return of Cultural Property to Countries of Origin

The UN has adopted a resolution, brought in by Greece, for the “return or restitution of cultural property to the countries of origin”.

Commission Promoting Cultural Heritage for Cohesive, Resilient Europe

The European Commission has announced the first-ever "European Framework for Action on Cultural Heritage" aimed at safeguarding and promoting Europe's cultural heritage.

Cultural Tourism Key to Sustaining Communities, Safeguarding Heritage

A clear and strong link between tourism, culture and local community stakeholders is essential, according to the UNWTO and UNESCO.

‘Antikythera Shipwreck’ Exhibition in Beijing Extended to February 2019

An exhibition on Greece's Antikythera shipwreck, running at The Palace Museum in Beijing, China, will be extended by two months, after the event received a huge turnout.

Greece’s Dry Stone Walling Art Included on UNESCO’s Heritage List

The art of dry stone walling, practiced in Greece among other countries, has been included on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list.

Come for the Theater, Stay for the Epirus Experience

Offering the best of all (travel) worlds, Epirus is a dream come true for those restless souls who simply want it all.

Ancient Tenea Dig Produces a City and Wealth of Archaeological Finds

Archaeologists carrying out excavation works in Ancient Tenea in the Peloponnese, have uncovered new finds dating back to the Hellenistic and Roman times.

Athens Acropolis Site and Museum Attract Over 4.5m Visitors

The Acropolis site and museum have welcomed a total of 4.5 million visitors thus far in 2018, according to Greek Culture Minister Myrsini Zorba.

Greek Sites See Visitors Up By 16.2% in Jan–July 2018

Visitors to Greek archaeological sites during the first seven months of the year increased by 16.2 percent, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Arta of Byzantine Monuments and Wetlands Takes Steps to Tap into Tourism

Like most of Epirus, Arta's secrets… are still secret... waiting to be discovered. The town can serve as an ideal base for one of the most rewarding travel experiences in Greece.

Greece and China Meet Through Travel, Culture, Music

Musicians from China are exploring Greece through a unique cultural journey as part of the “2018 Meet Greece Music Journey” initiative.

Authorities Lay Groundwork for Protection of Rhodes’ Medieval City

A memorandum of cooperation for the protection and conservation of Rhodes' Medieval City was recently signed between ministry and local officials.

Four Ancient Greek Kouroi Statues Come to Light in Atalanti Field

Archaeologists have found four ancient Greek statues - known as Kouroi - in a field in the central Greece town of Atalanti, the Greek culture ministry announced.

National Archaeological Museum to Hold Thematic Tours for Athens Marathon

Athens' National Archaeological Museum will hold thematic tours on sports in antiquity, to honor the 36th Athens Marathon, which will take place on November 11.