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Museum, Archaeological Site Attendance In Greece Rises In January 2014

Greek museums experienced an 11.8 percent increase in visitor numbers in January 2014 compared with the same month of 2013, according to a survey on museums and archaeological sites attendance carried out by the Greek statistical authority, ELSTAT.

Archaeological Site of Mycenae

Mycenae, the legendary kingdom of the Atreides, is situated upon a small hill-top on the road leading from the Argolic Gulf to the north (Corinth, Athens, etc.). The site was inhabited since the Neolithic times (about 4000 BC) but reached its peak during the Late Bronze Age...
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CNN: Mycenae Among “Must See” Ancient Sites In The World

The declared World Heritage Site of Mycenae, Greece, located about 90 kilometers southwest of Athens, has been chosen by American news network CNN as one of the 15 most important - but lesser known - archaeological destinations in the world.
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Barceló Hydra Beach Resort To Open In May

Barceló Hotels & Resorts has come to Greece and will open the doors of the Barceló Hydra Beach Resort, located in Ermioni of the Peloponnese, on 1 May.

Acropolis Site Open Until Late All Year Round

The Acropolis site will be open daily, except Mondays, from 8 am-7 pm throughout the year, Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos announced on 18 May, International Museum Day.

New Technology for Visitors to Greek Sites

Greece's culture ministry last month unveiled a hand-held gadget for visitors that offers high-resolution video, detailed diagrams of Greek archaeological sites, position indicators, and imagery along with stereo sound.

AKS Conference Center Opens Next May

AKS Hotels says it will open its new conference center at Porto Heli in May of next year.
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