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Ancient Shipwrecks Found Near Greece’s Levitha Islet

Five 2,000-year-old shipwrecks have been discovered near the Greek islet of Levitha with very significant finds, according to the Greek Culture Ministry.

Greek PM Sets Out Culture Ministry Agenda with Ambitious Projects

The Greek government's priority is to link culture with tourism and sport, according to Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Ancient Greek Theater Revived at Three Athens Sites

Visitors to Athens this summer will have the chance to experience ancient Greek theater at three sites in the Greek capital.

‘Legacy Gastro Suites’ Shines Spotlight on Crete’s Culinary and Cultural Heritage

Karatarakis Hotels and Restaurants presents its Legacy Gastro Suites boutique hotel that blends the best of Greece’s gastronomy with Crete’s cultural heritage.

Indianapolis Children’s Museum to Host Ancient Greek Treasures Show

“The Treasures of Ancient Greece. Life, Myth and Heroes” exhibition, featuring over 150 ancient Greek artefacts, is set to open at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis in the US, on June 15.

Greek Archaeological Council Decides to Reconstruct Parthenon Cella

The northern wall of the cella (or chamber) of the Parthenon in Athens, is set to be reconstructed, according to Greece’s Central Archaeological Council (KAS).

Greece’s Dry Stone Walling Art Included on UNESCO’s Heritage List

The art of dry stone walling, practiced in Greece among other countries, has been included on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list.

‘When Pictures Paint a Thousand Words’ – Benaki Art Exhibition at AIA and Costa Navarino

Athens International Airport, Costa Navarino and the Benaki Museum have joined forces to exhibit works of renowned Greek artist Nikos Hatzikyriakos-Ghikas.

UNESCO Names Greece’s Rebetiko Song Heritage of Humanity

The rebetiko music genre - known as the Greek blues - has been included on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list.

Interview: Theodosis Venetis, Executive Chef at Electra Metropolis in Athens

The Greek Travel Pages (GTP) introduces Theodosis Venetis, the Executive Chef and driving force behind one of the newest gourmet restaurants in Athens, the Metropolis Roof Garden.

Celestyal Cruises’ Greek Summer Festival Promises Music, Culture & Full Moon Parties

Celestyal Cruises’ Greek Summer Festival will take place on board the company’s ships and include “Stories of Greek hospitality”, Full Moon Parties and a variety of music performances.

UNESCO Inscribes Greek ‘Momoeria’ Custom on Cultural Heritage List

UNESCO has inscribed the centuries old custom of the “Momoeria” held annually in the wider Kozani region, northern Greece, on its Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity this week.

Summer in Athens Promises Events for All Tastes

More than 100 music, theater and film events promise to keep you on your toes during the 2016 Summer in Athens, which kicks off this week and runs through to the end of September in central neighborhoods, parks, pedestrian walkways and squares.

Turkish Airlines Offers Passengers Special ‘Journey’ to Benaki Museum in Greece

Turkish Airlines' passengers to Greece can now experience a journey in Greek culture at the Benaki Museum with just their boarding pass and one euro in hand.

Athens Open Air Film Fest Kicks Off

The 5th Open Air Film Festival featuring screenings of popular movies at outdoor venues city-wide kicks off tomorrow with 1928 silent movie The Cameraman starring Buster Keaton, at the Temple of Olympian Zeus in the heart of Athens.

Greece to Be Shown ‘All Over’ the World for Second Year

Greek culture, products and social entrepreneurship will be showcased all around the world from May 22 until May 31 through the 2nd "Greece All Over" International Festival.

Greece’s Culture and History to Receive Extra Promotion

Greece's rich culture and history will receive extra worldwide promotion through a new collaboration between the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and the Thessaloniki Museum of Photography.

Greek Tourism And Culture To Be Promoted Together To Markets Abroad

The Greek ministries of tourism and culture have agreed on joint actions to promote Greek tourism and the country's cultural heritage and wealth.

Temple of Poseidon

The sanctuary at Sounion is one of the most important sanctuaries in Attica. Sporadic finds point to the conclusion that the site was inhabited in the prehistoric period but there is no evidence of religious practice in such an early date. "Sounion Hieron" (sanctuary of Sounion)...
Posted On 13 May 2014
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Acropolis of Athens

For over two millennia, ascending the Acropolis hill has been a must-do for visitors to Athens; it could not be otherwise for the Acropolis monuments, the universal and timeless symbols of the classical spirit bequeathed by Greek Antiquity to the world.
Posted On 09 May 2014
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