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Greece Approves Real Madrid Request to Film on Acropolis

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAS) has unanimously approved a request submitted by Real Madrid TV to be granted permission to film on the Acropolis. The...

Greek Dance Under the Acropolis Goes Viral (video)

If there is one Greek dance that is known all over the world and loved by millions of, it is, of course, the Syrtaki. The...

Greek Fashion Show to be Held at Odeon of Herodes Atticus

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (CAC) gave permission to designer Vassilios Kostetsos to stage a fashion show at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus entrance square...

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...

Sting to Rock the Acropolis this Summer

British rock star Sting will perform two concerts at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus in Athens on Friday 22 and Saturday 23 of June...

Augmented Reality Device Offers Unique 3D View of Acropolis

A new application created by a Greek entrepreneur gives visitors the chance to have 3D virtual tours of archaeological sites and see them the...

Ten Ancient Sites to See in Athens

During the last years, the city of Athens has seen a dramatic transformation towards modernity. It has turned into one the most trendy cities...

Greek Woman Caught Kicking Young Girl Sentenced

The photograph of a middle-aged woman kicking a young Roma girl playing the accordion on the foothills of the Acropolis, made headlines in Greece...

British Movie Icon Robert Pattinson Spotted Sightseeing at the Acropolis

Robert Pattinson arrived in Athens on November 21 to promote his latest film "Good Time"; which premieres in Athens movie theatres on Thursday. The 31-year-old...

Photos by a Genius: How an American Philhellene Captured the Acropolis in the 19th...

William James Stillman an American journalist, diplomat, author, historian, and photographer captured the magic of Acropolis in 1870 in a series of carbon prints. Relatively...

Metal Crane from Parthenon to be Replaced by Lighter One

The stiff leg derrick crane that was put on the Parthenon of the Acropolis in 1984 for restoration works, is to be replaced by a lighter...

September 26, 1687: When the Venetians Bombarded the Parthenon

During the Ottoman rule in Greece, after the fall of Constantinople in 1453, the Parthenon was converted to a mosque, and the Erechtheion functioned...

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