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The Athens Gate Hotel Opens its Doors to Guests

The Athens Gate Hotel will open its doors to welcome guests to the Greek capital as of August 1.

Acropolis Museum’s Annual Performance Positive Despite Covid-19

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, welcomed a total of 1,283,125 visitors from June 2019 to May 2020 despite its forced closure on March 14 due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Acropolis Museum Turns 11 on June 20

The Acropolis Museum in Athens turns 11-years-old on Saturday, June 20, and will celebrate with reduced entry to all exhibition areas.

Greece Renews Efforts to Bring Back the Parthenon Marbles

Greece has set up a new advisory committee tasked with bringing the Parthenon Marbles back from the British Museum.

Acropolis Upgrade Works Proceeding as Scheduled

The first phase of restoration projects of the archaeological site of the Acropolis in Athens is expected to be completed by the end of May.

City of Athens Joins Call for Return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis is backing a city council decision to send a letter to the British government calling for the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece.

Acropolis to Get New Disabled-friendly Elevator by Summer

The Acropolis in Athens is set to get a new lift by summer after the Central Archaeological Council (KAS) approved plans for the completion of the project.

New City Hotel Opening in Athens: Heritage Hill

The Heritage Hill hotel, a new four-star property managed by SWOT, is getting ready to open its doors in Athens.

Greece to Put Parthenon Marbles Issue Back on the Table After Brexit

With Britain’s departure from the EU, Greece will intensify its efforts to bring back the Parthenon Marbles to their original home.

Greek Lawyers to Set Up Committee for Return of Parthenon Marbles

A Committee for the Return of the Parthenon Marbles is being set up by Greek lawyers, with the aim to offer legal support in Greece’s efforts to bring the sculptures back.

Acropolis Museum Hosts Masterpieces of Ancient Greek Theater

The Acropolis Museum in Athens every week is hosting masterpieces of ancient Greek theater, as part of "The Stones Speak" cultural program.

Athens Acropolis to Get Disabled-friendly Lift, New Lights

The Acropolis in Athens, one of the world’s most visited archaeological sites, will soon offer improved access for the disabled and upgraded lighting.

Greece to Celebrate World Tourism Day with Free Admission to the Acropolis

Greece will celebrate World Tourism Day on Friday, September 27, with free admission to the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum in Athens.

Athens-Attica Hoteliers Join Forces with Airport for Tourism & Art

The Athens-Attica & Argosaronikos Hotel Association has joined forces with Athens International Airport (AIA) for the “The Stones Speak” series of cultural events.

Greece to Officially Request Parthenon Marbles’ Temporary Return

Greece will officially request the temporary return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens for the 1821-2021 bicentennial celebrations.

Greek PM: ‘Timing Excellent’ for Parthenon Marbles’ Return

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will propose a cultural exchange deal to the UK as a first step towards the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece.

Athens’ Ancient Agora to Host Free Theater Performances

A number of theater performances will be held in September, in the Stoa of Attalos in the Ancient Agora of Athens, as part of “The Stones Speak” cultural program.

Acropolis Museum Guides Visitors Through its Ancient Neighborhood

The Acropolis Museum is launching a new cycle of guided tours to the excavation site of the ancient Athens neighborhood, located underneath its premises.

Athens Gate Hotel Renovates Rooftop Restaurant and Blends Gastronomy with Stunning Views

The Athens Gate Hotel has renovated its rooftop restaurant and is inviting guests to experience high quality gastronomy combined with stunning views of the Greek capital's landmark monuments.

Acropolis Museum Celebrates 10 Years and 14.5 Million Visitors

Since its grand opening in 2009, the Acropolis Museum in Athens has welcomed some 14.5 million visitors from Greece and abroad.