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Ancient Greek Monuments, Including Acropolis, Threatened by Climate Change

Scientists have recently expressed concern regarding the impact of climate change on ancient Greek monuments, including the Acropolis. The extreme weather phenomena seen in recent...

Ancient Neighborhood Under the Acropolis Museum Now Open to the Public

The remains of an ancient neighborhood visible under the feet of visitors approaching the entrance of the Acropolis Museum is now fully open to...

Iconic Acropolis Museum Celebrates Ten Years Since its Opening

The new Acropolis Museum, which first opened its doors on June 20, 2009 is considered one of the greatest museums in the world. This...

Ministry of Culture Asks for Resignation of Officials Responsible for Acropolis Wheelchair Lift

The case of the parents who had to carry their mobility-impaired 12-year-old son up on the Acropolis Hill because the lift is out of...

Parents Carry 12-Year-Old on Wheelchair after Acropolis Lift is Out of Order

  The Greek ministry of Culture apologized on Friday for problems associated with the wheelchair lift to the most famous, iconic Greek monument in the...

Ten Unforgettable Things to Do Around Athens’ Syntagma Square

Syntagma Square has literally been the very heart of Athens ever since the city became the capital of the modern Greek state. With the...

Mark Zuckerberg Celebrates Wedding Anniversary on the Acropolis

Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg, the chairman and chief executive officer of Facebook, marked his wedding anniversary on Friday with a trip to Greece. Together with Priscilla...

German Tourists in Ancient Greek Clothing Banned from the Acropolis

A group of German tourists wearing ancient Greek clothing are alleging that they were recently banned from entering the Athens' Acropolis because they were...

Historic Decision Made to Rebuild Part of the Parthenon

The Greek Central Archaeological Council (KAS) decided on Wednesday that a part of the Parthenon, now in ruins on the Athens Acropolis, is to be...

Greek Authorities Revoke License for Tall Building Near Acropolis

The Greek Ministry of Culture revoked the license for the construction of a new, multi-level building which had been planned for Athens' Koukaki neighborhood...

Acropolis Museum Debunks Claims Elgin Had Sultan’s Permission to Obtain Marbles

Dimitris Pantermalis, a professor and the curator of the Acropolis Museum, debunked on Monday claims that the Earl of Elgin had obtained permission from...

Greek Landmarks Switch Off Lights to Mark ”Earth Hour” 2019

The lights of the Acropolis Hill and the Parthenon, as well as of other Greek landmarks went out on Saturday night to mark ''Earth...

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