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Santorini’s ‘Akrotiri’ Site to be Presented in Athens Event

The Municipality of Thira will feature Santorini's archaeological site of Akrotiri during its fourth annual meeting in Athens.

SETE’s 16th Conference to Explore Tourism’s Role in Sustainable Development

Under the title “Greek Tourism: The Perfect Balancing Act”, the 16th conference of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) will take place on October 16-17 in Athens.

Acropolis Museum Marks 8th Anniversary with Special Events

The Acropolis Museum is celebrating eight years of operation, since it first opened its doors in 2009 and is organizing a series of festivities.

GNTO Campaign Promotes Greece via Russia, India Media

Greek destinations will be showcased on Russian and Indian media, as part of efforts of the GNTO to promote Greece to more markets abroad.

AthensWas Hotel: ‘Sense Fine Dining Restaurant’ Official Opening on May 26

The “Sense Fine Dining Restaurant” of the AthensWas hotel will open its doors on May 26 and welcome Athenians and visitors in its newly refurbished premises.

Greece Marks International Museum Day with Free Admission, Events

Museums across Greece celebrate International Museum Day on May 18 with free admission and events, in efforts to raise awareness about their significance.

Sunny Forecast for Greek Tourism by SETE Intelligence

Incoming traffic to Greece, including cruise travelers, is forecast to reach 28 million in 2017, according to SETE Intelligence.

March 25: Free Admission at Acropolis Museum

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

Two Museums in Athens among 41 Most Spectacular to See Around the World

The Acropolis Museum and the Benaki Museum in Athens are among the world's 41 most incredible museums to visit before you die, according to The Telegraph.

Acropolis Museum Presents Portrait of Emperor Hadrian

The Acropolis Museum is honoring the anniversary of the 1900 years since the ascent to the throne of Emperor Hadrian, a friend and benefactor of Athens.

Acropolis Museum Invites Families to Discover Parthenon Gallery on October 28

On the occasion of the Greek national holiday on Friday, October 28, the Acropolis Museum is inviting families with kids from 8 to 12 years old to discover the Parthenon Gallery with the aid of the new backpack “The Parthenon Sculptures”.

Visitor Numbers at Greek Museums Drop in June

The number of visitors to Greek museums and archaeological sites dropped by 7.5 percent and revenue by 0.1 percent in June this year, according to a recent survey conducted by the Hellenic Statistical Authority.

TripAdvisor Ranks Acropolis Museum Among Best in World and Europe

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece, is the ninth best in the world and fifth best in Europe, according to travel website TripAdvisor’s annual Travelers’ Choice awards for museums.

Full Moon Musical Evenings at the Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum has announced that it will celebrate this year’s August Full Moon with special musical evenings.

Free August Full Moon Events Across Greece to Mesmerize

Not one or two but four days of free full moon fun are in store for visitors and locals across Greece in celebration of the August full moon on Thursday, with dozens of archaeological sites and museums including Athens’ Temple of Olympian Zeus, Cape Sounion, the castle town of...

New Digital Classroom @Acropolis Museum Makes Learning Fun

The Acropolis Museum now takes pride in its new digital classroom - the first of its kind in Greece - complete with the latest in technology to make learning fun and effective presented at a special ceremony last week.

Rio 2016 Olympic Torch Reaching Final Destination in Greece: Panathenian Stadium

After traveling Greece for six days, the Rio 2016 Olympic Torch arrived on Tuesday at the Acropolis in Athens.

Russia… Meet Greece: Cross-year Events Kick Off

The series of parallel events for the “Cross-year Greece and Russia” festivities are set to take place in Moscow, St Petersburg and other Russian cities, as well as across Greece, and will include exchange of art and archaeology exhibits and conferences as well as cultural and...

Gucci Social Media Campaign Slammed for ‘Artistic Vandalism’ of Parthenon Sculptures

The Club for UNESCO of Piraeus & Islands has slammed Gucci's Instagram project #Guccigram for "humiliating" the Parthenon sculptures.

‘Athens is the Grandest Open-air University in the World’

UK’s The Daily Mail declares the Greek capital the ideal travel destination to bring ancient history lessons to life.