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Acropolis Reopens, Along With 200 Other Greek Archaeological Sites

A lone tourist was among the first to enter the archaeological site on the Acropolis on Monday, as authorities opened up more than 200...

Antikythera Mechanism: The Ancient Greek Artifact that Continues to Amaze Scientists

May 17 is celebrated in the scientific world as the day the Antikythera Mechanism was discovered in 1901. This astoundingly intricate machine is an...
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Athens Plague Victim Who Died 2,500 Years Ago Has Message for Coronavirus Era

In 430 BC, an 11-year-old ancient Athenian girl called "Myrtis" − a victim of the great plague of Athens -- could not imagine that...
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Greece Showcases Ancient Cultural Heritage in New Video

The Greek Ministry of Culture released a video of some of the most important archaeological sites as the country opens its ancient cultural heritage...

The Handshake: Ancient Greek Gesture May Fade Away in Post-Coronavirus Era

Out of all the gestures of greeting used today around the globe, the handshake is the most widely used. The first nearly-universal way of...

Greece Set to Reopen Archaeological Sites, Museums Soon

Greece is to gradually open its ancient cultural heritage starting on May 18, when visitors will again be free to marvel at the Acropolis,...

Greece to Reopen Archaeological Sites on May 18

Greece announced on Wednesday that all archaeological sites in the nation, which were closed for two months as part of the country's coronavirus containment...

Athens Acropolis Gets a Facelift

Greece has recently begun a major facelift on the Acropolis, the primary tourist site in Greece, by installing visitor lifts, lighting on the hill...

Athens Museum Offers Online Tour Through Cycladic Art

Τhe Museum of Cycladic Art is offering an online tour of its iconic exhibition "Cycladic Society 5000 Years Ago," which was first shown in...

Ancient Greek Site Where Men were Buried with their Horses to be Restored

The Minister of Culture Lina Mendoni vowed to restore the ancient burial site of Doxipara located in Evros in northeast Greece which she described...

Ancient Greek Theaters Honored in New Postage Stamp Series

The Hellenic Post (ELTA) recently revealed a new series of commemorative stamps which showcase both the famous and the lesser-known ancient Greek theaters in...

Ancient Greek Masterpieces Were Painted in Dazzling Colors

  Marveling at the ancient Greek masterpieces today, there is a notion ingrained in our minds that all those magnificent sculptures were originally spotless white...

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