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Aria Hotels Adds Stylish Apartment Building to Athens Portfolio

Aria Hotels has expanded its portfolio of properties in Greece, with the addition of “Urban Stripes”, a stylish apartment building located in central Athens.

The Athens Gate Earns 2019 ‘Loved by Guests’ Award by Hotels.com

The Athens Gate Hotel, located in the center of the Greek capital, has once again been honored with the “Loved by Guests” award by Hotels.com.

AccorHotels to Open First Ibis Styles Hotel in Athens

AccorHotels has signed a franchising agreement with Greek company G. Lymperakis Invest OE for the launch of the first ibis Styles hotel in central Athens.

Christmas 2018 Events at the Acropolis Museum in Athens

The Acropolis Museum in Athens is welcoming the Christmas holiday season with workshops, music events and a number of surprises for all.

‘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.

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.

Greece Marks European Heritage Days 2018 with Open Museums, Sites

Greece joins 50 countries in celebrating European Heritage Days 2018 with free admission to museums and archaeological sites and a series of events held countrywide.

Athens Democracy Award Goes to Mozambique’s Joaquim Chissano

Joaquim Chissano, Mozambique’s second president, was bestowed with the 3rd City of Athens Democracy Award by Athens Mayor Georgios Kaminis.

New York Times’ Athens Event to Focus on Dangers for Democracy

The Greek capital is preparing to host the Athens Democracy Forum 2018, during September 16-18, under the theme "Democracy in Danger: Solutions for a Changing World”.

The Guardian Explores Athens

Athens’ sites of interest, hotels, bars and restaurants are featured in an extensive article, recently published in the online edition of The Guardian.

Greece Marks August Full Moon with Free Events at Museums and Sites

Greece marks the August full moon with 95 free events at 132 archaeological sites, monuments and museums across the country.

Acropolis Museum Marks 9th Year with Birthday Event

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, which has been voted among the top museums in the world on TripAdvisor, celebrated its ninth birthday on June 20.

The New York Times: Athens Rises as Cultural Capital and Tourism Destination

Athens’ economic and artistic revival is featured in an extensive article by The New York Times, which also refers to the city's rising tourism figures.

The Acropolis Museum to Celebrate 9th Birthday

The Acropolis Museum in Athens on Wednesday, June 20, will celebrate its ninth anniversary with guided tours and cultural events.

Promotion of Greek Island Culture a Ministry Priority

A number of projects are currently underway or in the pipeline focusing on the renovation or construction of cultural sites on the Cyclades islands, according to Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou.

Bus Line X80 Links Acropolis, Athens Center with Piraeus Port

Bus line X80, which connects the center of Athens with Piraeus Port, has been relaunched to facilitate Greek passengers and tourists during their travels.

Greek Island Culture ‘Window to Greece’, Says Minister

The cultural wealth of the Greek islands is an integral part of the country’s identity serving as a “window to Greece”, said Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou.

Greek Museums, Sites See Rise in Visitors, Revenue in 2017

Museums and archaeological sites in Greece welcomed more visitors and recorded an increase in revenue from receipts during 2017, according to ELSTAT.

Acropolis Museum Excavation Site to Open in 2019

An excavation site at the Acropolis Museum is set to open to the public in the summer of 2019, according to the museum's director Dimitris Pantermalis.

Acropolis Museum: Free Entrance on March 25

On the occasion of the Greek National Holiday on Sunday, March 25, entry will be free for all visitors at the Acropolis Museum in Athens.