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Animation Restores Ancient Greece’s Parthenon (video)

One of the grandest and most famous archaeological sites in the world -- the Parthenon in Athens -- has rewound time to give us...

Lights Off in Greece for “Earth Hour”

The lights on Parthenon on the Acropolis Hill, the Greek Parliament and other Greek landmarks went out on Saturday night in observance of Earth...

E-Tickets to Archaeological Sites Finally Coming To Greece

Electronic tickets for 11 archaeological sites will be available June 1st just in time for the surge of tourists who descend on Greece for...

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...

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...

The Peloponnese has its Own Parthenon (video)

They call it the "Parthenon of the Peloponnese". The columned temple of Apollo Epicurius is as beautiful as the Parthenon in Athens, as it rises within...

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...

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...

Fashion Shoots and Nude Pictures on Acropolis Hill in the 20th Century

Once upon a time, in the 20th Century, it was easier for fashion houses to get permission to shoot on the Acropolis Hill and...

Athens Says ‘No’ to Gucci for Fashion Show on Acropolis Hill

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAS) on Tuesday was unanimous in rejecting the Gucci fashion house request for holding a fashion show on the Acropolis...

Gucci Requests Permit for Parthenon Runway Show

Gucci, one of the most well known designer brands worldwide, is looking to produce a fashion show at the Acropolis in Athens. The fashion...

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