Five Caves Worth Exploring on the Island of Crete

There are hundreds of caves scattered around the Greek island of Crete and all of them are worth a visit, either for their natural...

Crete’s Archaeological Site of Aptera (photos)

The archaeological site of Aptera; located on the top of a flat hilltop overlooking the natural bay of Souda, less than 10 kilometers from the...

Animation Restores Ancient Greece’s Parthenon (video)

One of the grandest and most famous archaeological sites in the world -- the Parthenon in Athens -- has rewound time to give us...

Ancient Greek Water-Organ Sounds Again at Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum in Athens is welcoming the summer season with an extraordinary  free concert of music played on an ancient Greek water-organ. The 'hydraulis'...

Greece Bars BBC from Filming at Ancient Site

Almost immediately after the Greek government presented an initiative to attract international film productions, the authorities have refused permission to Britain's BBC to film...
View of the Piano Nobile on top of the Room of the Throne, near the Bull fresco (Courtesy of Brewminate).

Inside Crete’s Minoan Palace of Knossos

Located about five kilometers (three miles) south of Heraklion, on the rather low Kephala hill, the Palace of Knossos was the largest of the...

US Ambassador in Awe of Ancient Greek Theatre of Dodoni (photos)

U.S. Ambassador in Athens Geoffrey Pyatt has paid a visit to the archaeological site in Dodoni in Epirus, accompanied by his wife and Ioannina...

Fly Over Delphi, the ‘Navel of the World’, in this Magnificent Video

Footage of the ancient Greek site of Delphi taken by a drone has captivated the country over the last few days. The video uploaded to...

Take an Interactive Trip to Pericles-era Athens (photos)

An interactive virtual-reality show of ancient Athens during the golden era of Pericles will premier on March 24 in the Greek capital. The Interactive Tour...

Pipeline Construction Reveals Ancient Greek Treasures

More than 400 archaeological finds have been discovered along the route dug out for the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), while another seven large-scale projects are...

Swiss Envoy Describes ‘Intense Collaboration’ on Greek Archaeology

Switzerland's ambassador to Greece has spoken of the "intense collaboration" between the two countries when it comes to archaeology. Speaking earlier this week Hans-Rudolf Hodel...

Thessaloniki Mosaics Destined for New Metro Station (photos)

Late-Roman mosaics found during work on Thessaloniki’s metro will be extracted, cleaned and be exhibited at the same station they were excavated in, the...

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