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Acropolis Obscured: Greeks Angry at Construction Near the “Holy Rock”

Two new buildings under construction near the Acropolis have caused a public outrage because their height has already blocked some views of the ancient Greek...

British Actress Janet Suzman Says ”Parthenon Marbles Need Attica’s Sun”

Dame Janet Suzman, actress and chair of the British Committee for the reunification of the Parthenon marbles wrote an article on Saturday in Greece's...

The History of the Parthenon Marbles

2016 marked 200 years since Greece was robbed of its famous Parthenon Marbles, known around the world as the so-called “Elgin Marbles", the culture crime...

Man Jumps from Acropolis in Suspected Suicide

A man died on Friday after falling from the archaeological site of the Acropolis in Athens. The incident occurred at about 15:15 local time, when...

Greek Archaeological Sites’ Hours of Operation Changing

According to a decision made by the Greek Ministry of Culture, the majority of Greek archaeological sites, museums and exhibitions will change their hours...

Parthenon Marbles Returning to Greece? UN Supports Greek Resolution

Following the discussion of a draft resolution brought to the United Nation's General Assembly by Greece, the body adopted without a vote a resolution...

Restoring The Parthenon: Impressive Scenes From The Symbol of Western Civilization

The restoration of the Parthenon, the global symbol of Western Democracy and civilization as well as Greece's most famous monument is not something new....

Greek Museums and Archaeological Sites See Increase in Visitors, Revenue

Museums and archaeological sites in Greece have seen a large increase in the number of visitors and revenue during the first seven months of...

Greek Police Arrest Man in Possession of Ancient Column Top

Greek police announced on Saturday that they have arrested a 51-year-old Greek man in possession of a valuable archaeological artifact — the top of...

Strike to Close Acropolis and Other Major Greek Sites on October 11

Greece’s union that represents staff working in the sectors of public-run museums and archaeological sites has called for a 24-hour strike on October 11. The strike...

Heatwave in Greece Closes the Acropolis

Greek authorities decided to close the archaeological site of the Acropolis at 2 p.m. on Sunday, as the temperature on the bare rock climbed...

Argentinian TV Show Shoots Inappropriate Footage on Acropolis without Permission (video)

Two Argentinian TV show hosts went on Acropolis and shot offensive footage in front of the Parthenon without permission from the Central Archaeological Council...

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