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UNESCO Calls on UK to ‘Reconsider’ Returning Parthenon Marbles to Greece

UNESCO is urging the British Museum to reconsider repatriating the Parthenon Marbles to Greece and to enter talks on the issue.

Accor Announces More Hotel Plans for Greece

French hospitality giant Accor is planning to expand its presence in Greece with the opening of new hotels.

Grecotel Pallas Athena Hotel Gets Ready to Reopen its Doors

The Grecotel Pallas Athena hotel, located near the center of Athens, is getting ready to reopen its doors on September 3.

Greece Slams British Museum for Lack of Care, Calls for Return of Parthenon Marbles

Greece says British Museum is not caring for the Parthenon Marbles and calls for their return to their homeland.

August 2021 Full Moon at the Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum in Athens has announced a special weekend on the occasion of this year’s August Full Moon.

Accor’s ibis Styles Hotel in Athens Reopens Doors

The ibis Styles Athens Routes, a four-star design hotel in downtown Athens, Greece, is once again up and running.

The Athens Gate Hotel Guarantees Safe and Authentic Experiences for Guests

The Athens Gate Hotel, located a few steps away from the Acropolis, has opened its doors and is providing its guests with safe and authentic experiences.

Acropolis Museum Turns 12 on Sunday

The Acropolis Museum in Athens on June 20 will celebrate its 12th anniversary and offer reduced admission to all its exhibition areas.

Athens Utopia Ermou Hotel Will Welcome Guests from May 14

The Athens Utopia Ermou Hotel, located in the center of the Greek capital, is ready to open and welcome its guests as of May 14.

Parthenon Marbles Dispute Heats Up After UK PM’s Comment

Greek authorities have reacted strongly to claims made by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson that the Britain will not return the Parthenon Marbles to its legal owner Greece.

UK PM Says Greece’s Parthenon Marbles Will Stay in Britain 

British PM Boris Johnson is refusing to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece, despite a request in 2019 by Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

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.