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Athens’ First Sunrise for 2021 Featured on Chinese Social Media

Chinese social media users on New Year’s Day had the opportunity to admire Athens’ first sunrise for 2021 through an online campaign that ran on Wechat.

Landmark Greek Museums and Archaeological Sites to Get Free WiFi

Visitors at 25 landmark archaeological sites and museums across Greece will soon have the opportunity to enjoy free wireless internet service (WiFi).

New Lighting for Temple of Hephaestus and Philopappos Monument in Athens

The Temple of Hephaestus and the Philopappos monument in Athens now have a new look following the completion of a lighting enhancement project.

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.

Greece Hits Chinese Social Media Through Polaroid Photo Campaign

Greek destinations and sites were promoted on Chinese social media through the recent “Polaroid Traveler” online campaign.

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.

Photos of the Acropolis Wanted for Online Scrapbook Initiative

Visitors of the Acropolis are invited to send photographs they may have that show the changes the Acropolis monuments have gone through during the last 45 years.

Athens’ Hotel Grande Bretagne ‘Not for Sale’, Says Owner

The owner of the Grande Bretagne in Athens have denied reports in local press that the historic hotel is up for sale.

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.

Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens Announces Reopening

The Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens will reopen its doors on July 15 after remaining closed for four months due to the Covid-19 health crisis.

Athens Marriott Hotel Puts Health and Safety First

The Athens Marriott Hotel promises to offer unique experiences to its guests by putting health and safety at the core of its hospitality services.

Achilleas Hotel Opens to Visitors in Athens

The Achilleas Hotel in Athens has reopened its doors to visitors, welcoming them in a fully renovated and safe environment.

Renowned Museums, Sites of Crete Get Free WiFi

Visitors at four landmark archaeological sites and museums on Crete will soon be able to enjoy free WiFi offered by Cosmote.

Be My Guest Athens Hotel Ready to Open on June 5

Be My Guest, a boutique hotel located in Athens, will reopen as of June 5, following a light refurbishment of its rooms and public areas.

Athenaeum Grand Hotel in Athens Reopening on June 1

The Athenaeum Grand Hotel on June 1 will reopen its doors to welcome travelers to the Greek capital.

Elia Ermou Athens Hotel to Reopen on June 1

The four-star Elia Ermou Athens Hotel, located in the center of the Greek capital, plans to resume operations on June 1.

Historical Sites in Greece Ready to Welcome Visitors Again – Video

The Culture Ministry has released a video that highlights some of Greece’s most symbolic archaeological sites, which will reopen on May 18.

Minister Examines Measures for Reopening of Acropolis Site

Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni recently inspected the archaeological site of the Acropolis in Athens to determine the measures needed for when it reopens on May 18.

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.

KAS Ruling: Hotel Blocking View to Acropolis Must Knock Down Top Floors

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAS) decided that a hotel constructed in the center of Athens, blocking the view to the Acropolis, will be required to demolish its two top floors.