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The Engineering Secrets That Enabled the Parthenon to Survive Time, Nature — and Man...

The Parthenon, the icon of Western civilization, which stands in splendor on Acropolis Hill in Athens, has stood for for 2,500 years, miraculously surviving the...

We Decide About the Parthenon Sculptures, Not the UK Government, Says British Museum

The British Museum made a statement on Monday regarding the issue of the Parthenon sculptures and their potential transfer, as a loan, to Greece...

The Frenchman Who Vied with Lord Elgin for the Parthenon Sculptures

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis made a surprise request to French President  Emmanuel Macron during his visit to Paris on August 22: He asked...

A Spectacular Full Moon Dazzles Greek Skies

Thousands of Greeks and foreign visitors gathered at the country's archaeological sites to enjoy the brightest moon of the year on Thursday evening. Greece celebrated...

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...

Athens’ Acropolis Shuts Down Due to Heatwave

Greek authorities decided to close during midday the archaeological site of the Acropolis on Thursday due to the heatwave that is gripping the Greek...

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...

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