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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...
Sunset at the Lighthouse of Santorini.

The Romantic Lighthouse of Santorini

The alluring island of Santorini has been attracting tourists for a long time. While many people spend their days visiting the enchanting towns of...
The Valley is located at Thespies, in Boeotia, part of the region of Central Greece. As a matter of fact, the earliest known records of the Nine Muses are from Boeotia, the homeland of Hesiod.

A Visit to Greece’s Valley of the Muses

  The eastern slopes of Mount Helicon have been witnesses to the history of the Valley of the Muses, the site of an ancient Greek...

Ancient Site of Delphi Scaling Back Access on Tuesdays Due to Staff Shortages

The archaeological site of Delphi in central Greece will remain open on Tuesdays, but on a limited scale, the ministry of Culture announced on...

CultureMin: Declaring Old Airport an Archaeological Site Doesn’t Affect Future Investments

Declaring the site of the former Athens airport at Hellinikon an archaeological site will not affect the investment in any way, Culture Minister Aristidis...

Greek Culture Ministry Seeks to Declare Elliniko as Archaeological Site

The Greek Culture Ministry is planning on declaring the old Athens Airport (Elliniko) as an archaeological site, as well as the area surrounding it....

Archaeological Museum of Corinth to Reopen 2 Refurbished Halls

The Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth will reopen two of its halls which had been closed for refurbishment since 2012, the culture ministry announced...

Elephants Roamed Paleolothic-Era Greece

Researchers uncovered a Paleolithic elephant butchering site in Greece, near the modern-day city of Megalopolis. The ancient site was found at an archaeological site known...

Ancient Nemea to Host New School of Ancient Greek Athletics

Students from all over the world and of all ages will have the opportunity to attend the new School of Ancient Greek Athletics that will...

New Findings Unearthed in the Asklepieion of Ancient Pheneos

New impressive findings have come to light in the archaeological excavations at the site of the Asklepieion in ancient Pheneos, in the Peloponnese, the...

Crete: 6 People Injured by Lightning in Knossos

It all started at 9:30 am on Friday, May 29, when lightning struck six Russian tourists who were on a tour around the archaeological...

Amphipolis Tomb Opening Delayed

The Greek Deputy Culture Minister Nikos Xydakis, sent a formal document to the Greek Parliament noting that Greek authorities will first ensure the protection...

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