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Accessibility Works Underway at Lindos Acropolis on Rhodes 

The Greek Culture Ministry has launched works to make the Lindos Acropolis on Rhodes accessible to persons with disability.

Historic ‘Hotel Leros’ to be Revamped into Cultural Venue

The historic ‘Hotel Leros’ on the Greek island of Leros will be redeveloped into a multi-purpose cultural space after being approved for funding.

Greece Announces Venice Biennale Participation

Greece will participate in the Venice Biennale 2022 with a VR work and sound installation of artist Loukia Alavanou that focus on the link between ancient Greece and the Roma communities outside Athens.

Greece – EU Culture Ministers Call for Protection of Ukraine Heritage

Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni and her EU counterparts have signed a declaration calling for the protection of Ukraine’s cultural heritage.

Greece and Serbia Agree to Reaffirm Cultural Ties

Greece and Serbia are further strengthening traditional relations through a series of bilateral agreements in the area of culture.

Germany Returns Two Stolen Greek Orthodox Icons

Two 18th-century Greek Orthodox icons that had been stolen in 2007 from a monastery outside Ioannina were returned to Greece by German authorities.

Developing Military Tourism Next on Greece Agenda

As part of its tourist product expansion plan, Greece has announced plans to develop military and war tourism.

Athens Roadworks Bring Greek God Hermes to the Surface

An intact bust of the ancient Greek god Hermes was found at a depth of 1.30 meters during roadworks in central Athens.

Covid-19 Prompts Europe’s Museums to Take Proactive Action

A survey by the Network of European Museum Organizations (NEMO), reveals how the "museum experience" was redefined amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greece-China Join Forces in Culture

Ways to strengthen cultural ties between Greece and China were explored by Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni during her recent trip to Beijing.

Free Access Policy for Greek Sites and Museums Announced

The Greek Culture Ministry has announced its new pricing policy and discounted rates for entrance to sites and museums across Greece, effective as of November 1.

Evia’s Artemis Amarysia Sanctuary Produces New Finds

For the first time, excavations on the Greek island of Evia have produced an inscription with the word “Amarynthos” found in Paleochoria, some 2km east of modern-day Amarynthos.

Visitor Numbers to Greek Museums Down, Revenue Up

Visitor numbers to Greek museums dropped by 5.5 percent in March compared to the same month a year ago, with revenue recording a 6.6 percent rise.

Greek Sites and Museums Get New Entrance Fees

New rates for admission to Greek archaeological sites and museums, as well as discounted rates for certain visitor categories, have been announced.

E-ticket Extends to More Greek Sites, Museums

The Greek Culture Ministry is extending its upgraded e-ticket to a number of new sites and museums across Greece, aiming to improve the overall tourist experience.

Greek Museum E-ticket Boosting Revenue

An e-ticket system implemented at 11 Greek sites and museums boosted revenues by 10.01 percent in the second half of 2018, according to Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data.

Greek Museum Admission Fees to Rise Next Year

Admission fees to 24 of Greece’s leading museums, sites and monuments will increase next year, according to Greece's tourism and archaeological authorities.

Different Ticket Rates for Acropolis Museum in Summer and Winter

Ticket prices for the Acropolis Museum are subject to change to 10 euros in the summer and 5 euros in winter, according to the Greek ministry of culture.

Greek Museum, Site E-ticket System Gaining Ground

The newly launched e-ticket, currently applicable at 11 popular archaeological sites and museums across Greece, is gaining ground according to the Archaeological Resources Fund (TAP).

New Finds Come to the Fore at Artemis Amarysia Sanctuary in Evia, Greece

This year’s excavation activities around the Temple of Artemis Amarysia at Amarynthos on the island of Evia in Greece, have revealed new finds.
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