Free Admission To Greek Museums April 18

To mark World Heritage Day,  there was no admission fee for museums and archaeological sites around Greece is free on April 18. World Heritage Day...

Area Linked to 1821 Proclaimed Historical

Following the positive and unanimous approval of the Greek Central Archaeological Council, which met the local community’s longstanding demand, the area in Arkadia has...

Digital Museum For Plato’s Academy

A digital museum will be created at the site of Plato’s Academy in an Athens neighborhood. The project was approved on April 11 by...

Greece’s Museums Losing Visitors, Money

Beset by strikes amid constant protests and riots over austerity measures in 2012, Greece's museums saw a 2.8 percent drop in visitors, and a...

Pella Ancient Agora Excavations to Continue

After the approval of the Central Archaeological Council, excavations at the Ancient Agora of Pella will continue for another five years under Ioannis Akamatis,...

Neanderthal Bones in Greek Cave

In the cave Kalamakia, which is located in the Peloponnese, Neanderthal bones and tools were discovered. This could mean that the area may have...

Ancient Greeks Pioneers in Technology

Many arts and sciences were born and developed in ancient Greece: music, language, sports, philosophy only to mention a few. But there is one...

Plato Academy Surroundings Redefined

The Greek Council of State has ruled that proposed structures near the archeological site of Plato’s Academy must be limited in size according to...

Pedestrian, Archaeological Links For Athens

Two new rambling roads and green respite areas, along with archaeological and Byzantine research sites will be soon constructed in Athens. The first one is...

Antikythera Wreck’s Final Museum Run

The unique exhibition, The Antikythera Shipwreck: the Ship, the Treasures, the Mechanism, which is currently on show at the Archaeological Museum in Athens, will...

Stoa Poikile to be Further Uncovered

The American School of Classical Studies in Athens is all set to continue excavations at the site of the Stoa Poikile in Monastiraki, Athens...

Crete Wants Minoans on UNESCO List

Crete  is still pushing for Knossos to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is now preparing a new folder titled Minoan civilization, which will...

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