Ancient Greek Coin to Be Sent Back to Greece from Switzerland

The Greek Ministry of Culture announced on Wednesday that the Greek state will receive a 6th century BC Greek silver octadrachm coin that had been illegally smuggled into Switzerland...

House of Greek National Poet Kostis Palamas Sold

The Patras house where Greek national poet Kostis Palamas was born, is sold to a Greek businessman who lives and works in the USA. The 75-year-old...

Big Cretan Serenade Over Rethymno

Anogia, Rethymno, was the meeting point on Aug. 11 for the people of the Greek island of Crete who put together the biggest serenade...

Petrified Forest of Lesvos Put on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

One of the most astonishing creations of nature, the Petrified Forest of Lesvos has been put on UNESCO’s world heritage list of cultural and natural landmarks. The...

Greek Hotel Is the Top Luxury Hotel in Europe

A recent study by Luxury-Hotels.com, found that the most expensive hotel in Europe was Amanzo'e in Kranidi, at the Peloponnese, whose minimum rate for...

Don’t Pass Up an Unforgettable Greek Summer

Greece is one of the number one destinations for holidays in the world. Amidst one crisis after another, whether it be financial or migrant, there...

Greek Culture Ministry Plans to Reopen Old Acropolis Museum

Since June 2009 the old Acropolis museum, located next to the Parthenon, has remained empty. However, Greek Ministry of Culture Directorate of Museums approved...

Ancient Greek City Philippi to Claim Place in World Heritage List

It was revealed on Monday that the archaeological site of Philippi in northern Greece will be a candidate to become one of UNESCO’s World...
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Athens Tour Through New 360° Video Project

Experience Greece's new spherical video about the beautiful capital city of Athens in the sprawling hilly basin of Attica delivers a unique enhanced experience through a wonderful walking tour...

Exhibit Honors Greek-Jewish Resistance

Within the framework of a mutual program of co-operation with the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Athens, the Jewish Museum of...

Heraklion in Crete Filled with Beautiful Policewomen

Women police officers are expected to arrive in Heraklion, Crete, over the next few weeks, beautifying the local police force with their presence. Women police officers will...

Kids to Hug Acropolis for Anti-Racism Day

  2,500 children will form a human chain round the Parthenon on Friday March 21 to mark International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Their motto will...

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