Fethiye Mosque Museum in Athens Reopens for Hadrian Exhibition

An exhibition entitled Hadrian! Savior and Builder, dedicated to the legendary emperor, will feature at the newly restored Fethiye Mosque in Athens’ Roman Agora...

Crocodiles, Cobras, Giant Lizards ‘Once Inhabited Greece’

Crocodiles, cobras and giant Komodo-dragon-sized lizards called varanids once walked the banks of the Axios River and lived on the Greek island of Evia...

Talos, the Ancient Greek Humanoid Robot

     (Talos as imagined by the makers of the 1963 film Jason and the Argonauts) In a modern world obsessed with technology it might...

Thessaloniki Holocaust Museum Construction Under Way

Preparatory work for the construction of the Holocaust Museum in Thessaloniki, is expected to begin over the next few days. Plans are due to be...

Former Athens Airport Turned into a Plane Graveyard (video)

The Athens former airport, Hellinikon, has become a graveyard for many abandoned Olympic Airways planes. As the airport awaits redevelopment, these spectacular images captured by...

The Japanese who Helped Save Armenians and Greeks During 1922 Genocide

Researcher Vicken Babkenian wrote how a Japanese ship saved the lives of hundreds Armenians and Greeks from genocide in Smyrna in 1922, and the...
Greece, a nation closely related to the sea since Ancient times

Why Greeks Traditionally Decorate a Boat Instead of a Christmas Tree

  To Karavaki The most traditional symbol you will find in Greece during the holidays is a small boat decorated with lights, usually placed in the...

Albania to Construct Cemeteries for Fallen Greek Soldiers of 1940-41

The Albanian government took the first steps to implement the agreement between Athens and Tirana on the exhumation, identification and burial of the bones...

Religious Tourism Booms in Greece: The Island of Patmos

  Religious tourism is a growing slice of the touristic industry. It’s a kind of tourism that can either strengthen personal faith or help discover...

Dance of Zalongo and the Self-Sacrifice of Greek Women

The Dance of Zalongo is considered to be a monumental act of bravery and defiance against the Ottoman rulers by the women of Epirus,...
On December 15 the Greek Orthodox faith celebrates Agios Eleftherios, and that day is also the only day during the year wheve it is possible to visit Fortress of Intzedin, in Crete. Inside the fortress there is a small church built in honour to the saint.

The Church in Crete Which Can Only be Visited Once a Year

  On December 15, the Greek Orthodox faith celebrates Agios Eleutherios, and it is also the only day of the year when people can visit the Fortress...

German Researchers: Berlin Owes Greece €185 Bln in WW II Reparations

Two German researchers claim that Germany owes Greece 185 billion euros in World War II reparations, of which less that 1 percent has been...

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