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Heraklion Archaeological Museum a New Stop in Iter Vitis European Cultural Route

The Archaeological Museum of Heraklion has joined the Iter Vitis Cultural Route that is designed to promote wine tourism.

Royal Palace of Philip II in Aiges to Open Soon for Visitors

The Royal Palace of Philip II in Aiges, one of Greece's most significant archaeological sites, is slated to open to the public in December following major restoration.

Archaeology: Excavation on Despotikos Islet Unveils Important Findings

A headless marble Kouros sculpture is among the most important findings unearthed during an excavation at the island of Despotiko.

Greece and China Put Culture High on Agenda of Talks

Greece and China explore ways to further strengthen bilateral cooperation and deepen engagements in the field of culture.

Cyclists Ride from London to Athens Promoting Return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece

Cyclists will ride 3,500km from London to Athens to raise awareness for the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece.

Antikythera Shipwreck: New Excavation Brings Fascinating Finds to Surface

Swiss and Greek archaeologists made new and fascinating finds at the Antikythera shipwreck in southeastern Peloponnese.

Greece Recovers Hundreds of Looted Artifacts from Dealer Robin Symes

Greece to welcome hundreds of artifacts, including a 2nd century bronze statue of Alexander the Great, after a 17-year legal battle.

Thessaloniki Metro Almost Ready, Greek PM on First Test Run

Thessaloniki’s metro, to serve almost 250,000 commuters a day once completed, is almost ready.

Greece Briefly Opens Kasta Tomb in Amphipolis to Visitors

Small groups can now visit the Kasta Tomb at the ancient site of Amphipolis in Central Macedonia.

Greece Welcomes Parthenon Fragments Returned by the Vatican

Greece welcomed three ancient fragments from the Parthenon, returned by the Vatican Museums to Athens.

Elefsina’s Archaeological Museum Reopens After Refurbishment

Elefsina's Archaeological Museum has reopened with a modernized approach that included audio-visual media and an upgraded presentation of its exhibits.

Greece Welcomes the Return of 29 Illegally Removed Antiquities 

Twenty-nine illegally removed Greek antiquities will be returned to Greece from the United States.

Spinalonga Leprosy Center to Be Converted into Exhibition Space

The Leprosy center and hospital on Spinalonga island, Crete, will be converted into multiuse spaces, according to the Greek Culture Ministry.

Vatican Returns 3 Parthenon Fragments to Greece Setting an Example

The Vatican agreed this week to return three sculpture fragments from the Parthenon to Greece.

Thessaloniki: First Look at New Museum with Treasures from Metro Excavations

The Culture Ministry has released photorealistic images of a new museum in Thessaloniki that will host findings from the city’s metro excavations.

Greece to Highlight Archaeological Site of Plotinopoli in Evros with Mild Interventions

The Greek Culture Ministry has unveiled plans to protect the archaeological site of Plotinopoli in Evros and strengthen its surrounding infrastructure.

World Media: London-Athens Close to Deal Over Parthenon Marbles’ Return

The British Museum said it was in talks with Athens for the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece as part of a cultural exchange program.

Greek PM Sees ‘Progress’ in Parthenon Marbles Debate

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he sensed ‘progress’ was being made on the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece, during his recent visit to the UK.

Acropolis Museum Launches New Social and Educational Programs

The Acropolis Museum in Athens has announced new educational activities designed for schools and people of different backgrounds in Greece and abroad.

New Archaeological Museum in Sparti Gets Green Light

The construction of a new archaeological museum in the Peloponnese town of Sparti has received the green light, the Greek Culture Ministry has announced.