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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...

Last Supermoon of 2019 Dazzles Over Acropolis

A very rare coincidence occurred on Wednesday as the spring equinox, which signals the start of spring, coincided with the third, and last, supermoon...

Investigation Underway Into Height Complaints For Buildings Near Acropolis

The Central Archaeological Council of Greece (KAS) has decided to investigate complaints on whether construction plans for two hotels south of the Acropolis hill violate...

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...

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