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Acropolis Museum Becomes Digital

The Acropolis Museum in Athens has launched a new online platform featuring artefacts of its permanent collection, educational programs and more.

Acropolis Gets Wheelchair Lift, Now Accessible to Disabled Visitors

Visitors with mobility issues will now have access to the Acropolis monuments in Athens thanks to a new lift and specially designed paths.

Acropolis Accessibility Pathway Works Go On Despite Reactions

The Greek Culture Ministry has responded to reactions concerning the repair of special paths - with cement - that enable access to the monuments of the Acropolis in Athens.

British Museum Still Refuses to Return Greece’s Parthenon Marbles

The British Museum is still refusing to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece, claiming it has “no intention of removing controversial objects from public display”.

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.