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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.

Open House Athens: 91 Architectural Masterpieces Open for Two-day Event

The Greek capital will present its multi-level architectural heritage at the “Open House Athens” event, to take place April 16-17.

Trip2Taste Travels the Aegean with Cycladic Cafe Cheese & Wine Events

In the midst of the busy city center, at Athens’ Museum of Cycladic Art, visitors, gourmands and foodies will have the chance every Thursday and Friday to indulge in and learn more about Aegean cuisine and wine.

Traveling Suitcases to Teach Kids About Cycladic Art

A team from the Athens-based Museum of Cycladic Art held a fund-raising event at New York’s Public Library last month in order to launch its “traveling suitcases” project aimed at educating youngsters about Aegean art.

Acropolis Museum Winner in 2015 TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice Awards for Museums

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece, has been honored this year as part of the 2015 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice awards for museums around the globe, ranking as the 11th on the list of top 25 museums in the world and 8th top museum in Europe.

‘The Greeks – Agamemnon to Alexander the Great’ Conquer Canada

Featuring over 500 ancient treasures, many of which exhibited for the first time outside Greece, “The Greeks - Agamemnon to Alexander the Great” show, which opened last week at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, was warmly welcomed by a 1,000-plus audience.

‘The Greeks – Agamemnon to Alexander the Great’ Take Canada By Storm

Featuring over 500 ancient treasures, many of which exhibited for the first time outside Greece, “The Greeks - Agamemnon to Alexander the Great” show, which opened in December at the Pointe à Callière, Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History, has attracted over 100,000...

British Museum Examines Overseas Loan of Parthenon Marbles Again

Athens authorities are up in arms over recent news that the British Museum is once again planning to loan parts of the Parthenon Marbles to museums across the globe as early as July 2015.

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.