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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.
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Greek Sites To Stay Open For Full Moon On 21 August

More than 100 archaeological sites, monuments and museums throughout Greece will remain open on the night of 21 August 2013 to celebrate the full moon.
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Acropolis Museum To Celebrate Fourth Anniversary

On Thursday 20 June 2013, the Acropolis Museum will celebrate its fourth birthday.
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“Travel Trade Athens” Branded A Success, Established As Annual Event

"We aim for Travel Trade Athens to reintroduce the Greek capital as an independent travel destination," Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis said on Tuesday, 23 April, during a press conference held within the framework of the two-day event Travel Trade Athens 2013 at the Acropolis Museum.
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Travel Trade Athens: Major Trade Event Launches Next Week In The Greek Capital

The Greek capital will be in the spotlight next week when the City of Athens launches Travel Trade Athens, a two-day event aimed to restore the city’s image in the international market and strengthen its popularity as a travel destination. The trade event will take place 22-23...
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Free Admission To Acropolis Museum On 25 March

On the occasion of the Greek National Holiday of 25 March 2013, entry will be free for all visitors at the Acropolis Museum from 9am until 5pm.
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Musical Evenings At The Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum, from 15 February to Easter, will present a series of performances with music groups from across the world, giving its visitors the unique opportunity to tour the archaic exhibition while enjoying this diverse music program from the second floor balcony that...
Acropolis Museum Xmas 2012 Events
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Xmas Events At The Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum will host a series of Christmas events for families on 22, 23, 29 and 30 December 2012.

5 Greek Museums on the Google Art Project

Five Greek museums have already joined Google Art Project as partners: the Acropolis Museum, the Museum of Cycladic Art, the Benaki Museum, the Benaki Museum of Islamic Art and the Numismatic Museum, the last two being just recently added.

Acropolis Museum receives the 2012 Keck Award

The award concerns the conservation and restoration of the Caryatids, the Kore from the south porch of the Erechtheion temple, with the use of laser technology.