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Greece Marks European Heritage Days 2018 with Open Museums, Sites

Greece joins 50 countries in celebrating European Heritage Days 2018 with free admission to museums and archaeological sites and a series of events held countrywide.

New York Times’ Athens Event to Focus on Dangers for Democracy

The Greek capital is preparing to host the Athens Democracy Forum 2018, during September 16-18, under the theme "Democracy in Danger: Solutions for a Changing World”.

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.

Acropolis Museum Marks 9th Year with Birthday Event

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, which has been voted among the top museums in the world on TripAdvisor, celebrated its ninth birthday on June 20.

The Acropolis Museum to Celebrate 9th Birthday

The Acropolis Museum in Athens on Wednesday, June 20, will celebrate its ninth anniversary with guided tours and cultural events.

Acropolis Museum: Free Entrance on March 25

On the occasion of the Greek National Holiday on Sunday, March 25, entry will be free for all visitors at the Acropolis Museum in Athens.

SETE’s 16th Conference to Explore Tourism’s Role in Sustainable Development

Under the title “Greek Tourism: The Perfect Balancing Act”, the 16th conference of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) will take place on October 16-17 in Athens.

TripAdvisor: Acropolis Museum Among Best in the World for 2017

The Acropolis Museum in Athens is among the top in the world, ranking 8th on the list of the 2017 Travelers' Choice Awards for Museums by TripAdvisor.

Acropolis Museum Marks 8th Anniversary with Special Events

The Acropolis Museum is celebrating eight years of operation, since it first opened its doors in 2009 and is organizing a series of festivities.

Coco-mat to Open New 5-star Hotel Near Acropolis

Greece’s Coco-mat Hotels & Resorts has announced plans for the addition of a five-star, 90-room hotel to its Athens roster.

Acropolis Museum to Screen Video of Melina’s Campaign for Return of Parthenon Sculptures

The Acropolis Museum on Monday, March 6, will screen a video about the removal of the Parthenon sculptures by Lord Elgin and Melina Mercouri’s international campaign.

Two Museums in Athens among 41 Most Spectacular to See Around the World

The Acropolis Museum and the Benaki Museum in Athens are among the world's 41 most incredible museums to visit before you die, according to The Telegraph.

Acropolis Museum Presents Portrait of Emperor Hadrian

The Acropolis Museum is honoring the anniversary of the 1900 years since the ascent to the throne of Emperor Hadrian, a friend and benefactor of Athens.

TripAdvisor Ranks Acropolis Museum Among Best in World and Europe

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece, is the ninth best in the world and fifth best in Europe, according to travel website TripAdvisor’s annual Travelers’ Choice awards for museums.

Full Moon Musical Evenings at the Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum has announced that it will celebrate this year’s August Full Moon with special musical evenings.

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...

Inspired by Poem, German Daily ‘Die Zeit’ Sings Praises of Acropolis

Journalist Alard von Kittlitz recently came up close and personal with the history of the Acropolis and was mesmerised by the ancient monument on a recent visit to Athens, as he wrote in a travel feature for leading German daily newspaper Die Zeit.

Athens Center to Welcome New Hotels this Year

A number of city hotels are set to open their doors in the center of Athens this year, giving visitors to the Greek capital an even wider choice of exclusive accommodation.

Gucci Social Media Campaign Slammed for ‘Artistic Vandalism’ of Parthenon Sculptures

The Club for UNESCO of Piraeus & Islands has slammed Gucci's Instagram project #Guccigram for "humiliating" the Parthenon sculptures.

‘Athens is the Grandest Open-air University in the World’

UK’s The Daily Mail declares the Greek capital the ideal travel destination to bring ancient history lessons to life.