Archaeologists Discover Intact Tomb From First Century BC in Kozani, Greece

Archaeologists recently discovered an intact tomb dating to the first century BC in the area of Mavropigi in West Macedonia's Kozani region. The major discovery was...

Monopoly Man Floats on Mykonos

A giant inflatable Monopoly Man has been seen floating off Psarou Beach on Mykonos since Sunday, making vacationers scratch their heads over what could...

Ikaria, An Island Of Many Myths

Ikaria is a well-known island in Greece, located on the eastern Aegean sea. Unlike the vast majority of Greek islands, however, it is not...

Exploring Samos, The Island of Legends

Samos, a legendary Greek island steeped in beauty, is found in the eastern Aegean Sea off the coast of Asia Minor (Asian Turkey). Its proximity...

Ancient Shipwrecks Off Greek Island of Evitha Yield Treasure Trove of Discoveries

The first underwater archaeological research period of the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities off the island of Levitha has yielded some important discoveries, according to...

Tour of Greece by Car in the 1930s, Stunning Photos Emerge

Dozens of black and white photographs of 1936 Greece are included in a German travelogue published in 1941 in Berlin. The rare book "Griechenland im...

Forgotten Sculpture of Alexander the Great Found in Greek Museum’s Storage

An ancient sculpture of Alexander the Great was recently discovered in a Greek museum's storage room, a leading archaeologist revealed recently on Facebook. Angeliki Kottaridi...

Rare Photo Taken on 1895 Athens Roof Terrace Brought to Light

This extraordinary photo of a group of people relaxing around a table on the roof terrace of the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) building in...

Acropolis Lift Back in Operation After Breakdown

A platform lift for disabled persons on Athens' famed Acropolis Hill is again available to the public following repair work, Greece’s Ministry of Culture...

Naxos, Greece’s Island of the Gods

Naxos is the largest island of the Cyclades, and although it is comparatively unknown relative to Greece's many other island idylls, it is one...

Greece’s Heroic WWII Battle of Fort Roupel Turned Into Comic Book

The story of the legendary Roupel fortress in northern Greece survives in our collective memory through the historically-correct reenactment of the battle which takes...

Patmos, The Sacred Land of the Aegean

In ancient mythology, Patmos was known as an island under the sea. The goddess Artemis often visited the mainland across the shore from Patmos,...

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