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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...

French First Lady Brigitte Macron on Greece: ‘I won’t Leave, I’ll Stay’

Brigitte Macron gave an enthusiastic endorsement of Greece as she toured the Ancient Agora in central Athens on Friday. Mrs. Macron, 64, when asked by...

Greek Police Campaign for Tourists: ‘Stay Safe in the City of Athens’

The Attica General Police Directorate on Thursday set a pavilion at the Acropolis archaeological site providing information to foreign visitors for a safe stay...

Foo Fighters Rock Athenians at the Foothill of Acropolis (video)

Thousands of Greek rock fans had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to watch superstars Foo Fighters performing live at the iconic Odeon of Herodes Atticus at...

Tourists Locked-Out From Ancient Athenian Sites

Thousands of foreign visitors faced closed doors at the main archaeological sites of Athens on Thursday morning due to a work stoppage by guards. The...

Athens Tourist Spots Surrounded by Garbage Mounts Due to Collectors Strike

The streets of Athens, including major tourist areas, are filled with mounts of garbage as the municipal trash collectors continue their strike that started...

When Greeks Took Back Acropolis From the Ottomans in 1822

The takeover of Acropolis by the Greek rebels on June 9, 1822 was a crucial step in Greece's War of Independence against the ruling...

An Amazing Springtime Tour Around Acropolis (Video)

The city center of Athens is the most visited part of the ancient metropolis and there is magic around every corner. The capital city is...

Fighter Aircraft Impress as They Fly Over Acropolis During Exercise

Residence of Athens were taken aback as the sound of turbines coming from Air force aircraft filled the air at noon on Tuesday. Those who...

Acropolis Museum Celebrates March 25th with Free Entrance for All

The Acropolis Museum is celebrating Independence Day on March 25 with the presentation of a copy of “Kore 685”, on which Swiss painter Émile...

Archaeological Receipts Fund Warns of Buying Expensive Acropolis Tickets From Travel Webpage

The Archaeological Receipts Fund (TAP), which is responsible for collecting revenues from the country’s archaeological products, said on Saturday a webpage is selling tickets...

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