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August Full Moon In Greece: Special Events At Museums & Sites

The August full moon will be celebrated this year with over 110 free events and late-night openings of archaeological sites and museums across Greece on Sunday 10 August.

From London To Athens By Bike, An Initiative For The Parthenon Marbles To Return To Greece

Italian professor Salvatore Lo Sicco traveled from London to Athens on his bike to rally for the Parthenon Marbles to return to their birthplace in Greece.

Acropolis Museum To Celebrate Full Moon On 10 August

The Acropolis Museum will celebrate the August Full Moon on Sunday 10 August 2014 with opera classics, film music and famous Greek melodies, performed by the historic Hellenic Air Force Band.

The New York Times Presents The Acropolis Maidens – The Caryatid Statues

The renowned Caryatid statues that stood atop the Acropolis for 2,500 years and are now the "star attractions" of the Acropolis Museum are presented in an article in The New York Times.

National Geographic Features The “Facelift” Of the Caryatids At The Acropolis Museum

The "new look" of ancient Greece's four marble maidens - the Caryatids - was recently featured by National Geographic.

Acropolis Museum Celebrates 5th Birthday On 20 June

On 20 June the exhibition areas of the new Acropolis Museum will remain open from 8am until 12 midnight with reduced admission.

The New York Post Reveals Hotspots In Athens, Greece

New York Post's journalist Gisela Williams came to Athens, toured the city's streets, talked with Athenians, went shopping, sampled beverages and food and then wrote up a personal favorites list!

Acropolis Museum In Athens Turns Five Years Old

In celebration of its fifth birthday on Friday 20 June 2014, the Acropolis Museum in Athens will present the horsemen on the West Frieze of the Parthenon through three-dimensional digital images.

Acropolis Museum Among The Most Amazing 21st Century Museums In The World

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece, has been included on a list of the 20 most amazing museums in the world, compiled by the editors of online architectural magazine Archdaily. The list was announced in honor of International Museum Day on 18 May.

Athens, Greece, Recommended As Summer Destination By Abu Dhabi-Based Press

Athens counts among the select destinations that Abu Dhabi-based newspaper The National recommends its readers visit this June. The English-language daily spotlights cultural attractions that reveal the modern-day face of the city.

Athens Among Most Popular #selfie Capitals Of The World

The capital city of Greece, Athens, is among the top 10 selfie capitals of the world, according to a list drawn up by travel site Suggestme.com.

Museum, Archaeological Site Attendance In Greece Rises In January 2014

Greek museums experienced an 11.8 percent increase in visitor numbers in January 2014 compared with the same month of 2013, according to a survey on museums and archaeological sites attendance carried out by the Greek statistical authority, ELSTAT.

Acropolis Museum Will Be Open On Mondays From 1 April

The Acropolis Museum in Athens will be open on Mondays from 1 April until 31 October to respond to the increased number of visitors Greece is expecting this tourism season.

Free Admission At The Acropolis Museum On 25 March

The Acropolis Museum will offer free admission to the general public from 9am to 5pm on Tuesday 25 March, which is a national holiday celebrated annually in Greece.
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Athens: Black Sea Tourism B2B Event Set To Launch

Selected tour operators, trade representatives and top buyers of the European tourism market will be in Athens, Greece, 10-11 October to participate in the “Black Sea Tourism Forum & Workshop” that will be held at the Acropolis Museum.
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World Tourism Day 2013: The Acropolis Museum Celebrates!

The Acropolis Museum is celebrating World Tourism Day today, Friday, 27 September, with gallery talks about the museum masterpieces. Free admission for all visitors between 7 pm and 10 pm.
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Acropolis Museum: World Tourism Day Events

The Acropolis Museum will celebrate World Tourism Day and European Heritage Days with gallery talks about the museum masterpieces and the colors of the archaic statues.

Culture Ministry Targets Long Queues At Popular Greek Sites

The Greek Culture Ministry recently held a meeting with the Union of Cruise Ships Owners and Associated Members and exchanged ideas on how to deal with the congestion at popular Greek attractions due to large volumes of tourist flows this summer.
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E-Tourism Conference “Digi.Travel” To Be Held In Athens

Taking under consideration that technology is essential, not only for the sale of a tourism product but also throughout all stages of its marketing and distribution, the Athens Development & Destination Management Agency has announced that an electronic tourism conference will be...
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Acropolis Museum Celebrates August Full Moon Tonight

The Acropolis Museum celebrates the August Full Moon on Wednesday, 21 August, with famous melodies of the Greek and world repertoire, performed by the historic Army Band of Athens, in the Museum’s entrance courtyard at 9:30 pm.