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Greece Marks August Full Moon with Free Events at Museums and Sites

Greece marks the August full moon with 95 free events at 132 archaeological sites, monuments and museums across the country.

Athens’ Temple of Olympian Zeus to Undergo Restoration Works

The Temple of Olympian Zeus, located near the Acropolis in central Athens, will soon undergo restoration works aiming to support its structure.

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...

Interest in Greek Culture Grows, Visitor Attendance Rises

Museums, theaters and archaeological sites in Greece, are attracting more visitors thanks in part to extended opening hours and lower admission fees, the culture ministry has announced.

August Full Moon Greek Style with Sites, Museums Open to All

A total of 140 events across dozens of archaeological sites, museums and main attractions in Greece, from Athens’ Temple of Olympian Zeus and Cape Sounion to the Theopetra Caves, the castle town of Mystras and the once sacred island of Delos, will welcome the full moon on August...

Athens Open Air Film Fest Kicks Off

The 5th Open Air Film Festival featuring screenings of popular movies at outdoor venues city-wide kicks off tomorrow with 1928 silent movie The Cameraman starring Buster Keaton, at the Temple of Olympian Zeus in the heart of Athens.

Revamped Athens Ledra Set for Summer with Open Pool and More

The luxury Athens Ledra Hotel has renovated its Panorama Restaurant & Pool Bar and is ready to usher in the summer season with the finest menu and drinks during moments of relaxation while offering breathtaking views to the Acropolis, the Sarοnic Gulf and Piraeus.

Temple of Olympian Zeus

The devotional character of the site goes back to prehistoric times, while the establishment of the sanctuary of Zeus is attested in the early historic era. In ca. 515 BC the tyrant of Athens Peisistratos initiated the construction of a monumental temple that was left unfinished...
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List Of Greek Museums, Archaeological Sites With Extended Hours

As of 1 April, 33 Greek museums and archaeological sites will extend operating hours and remain open from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week, until the end of the season (31 October 2014).