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Workshop of Pheidias in Ancient Olympia to be Restored

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAS) has approved recently the restoration of the workshop of iconic ancient sculptor Pheidias in Ancient Olympia. Pheidias, who lived from...

Tour Ancient Olympia from Home Via New Digital Platform

With today's technology, there is no need to feel cooped up at home nowadays when we can easily take a tour through history --...
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Olympic Flame Lighting Ceremony Held in Ancient Olympia

The Olympic Flame lighting ceremony was held Thursday in Olympia, Greece, without spectators due to coronavirus concerns. The flame lighting ceremony, always held in the...

Tokyo 2020: Details of Olympic Flame Ceremonies in Greece Revealed

All the details concerning the Olympic Flame and Torch Relay Ceremonies, which will take place in Greece in March, were presented on Monday at...
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Second Best Hidden Museum of Europe is in Greece (Video)

One of the most relevant travel guides from Canada, FlightNetwork, has ranked the Museum of Archimedes in Ancient Olympia as the second best museum in...

German Citizen Returns Ancient Olympia Marble Fragment to Greece

A chunk of a stone gutter from the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games, which was illegally taken from Greece some 80 years ago,...

The Man Who Promised to Repay Greece’s Debt Strikes Back [video]

During hard economic times, the only things that are free are hopes and promises. After about two million Greeks voted for a man who...

Dress Rehearsal of the Olympic Flame-Lighting Ceremony in Ancient Olympia

A dress rehearsal of the ceremony for the lighting of the Olympic Flame was held without a hitch in Ancient Olympia on Wednesday, before...

Free Wi-Fi in 19 Major Greek Archaeological Sites and Museums

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (CAS) gave the green light to Cosmote telecommunications company to provide free wi-fi to visitors of 19 major archaeological sites...

Flashback to Ancient Greece’s Brilliant Inventions

An exhibition, entitled "The amazing inventions of the ancient Greeks," hosting functional replicas of some of the most inventive ancient Greek creations, will be held at...

A Greek Summer Music Festival for Every Taste

Greece has always been associated with summer, amazing beaches and crystal clear waters. Still, many people opt to travel to other countries during the summer...

Excavations at Ancient Olympia Gymnasium Unveil New Findings

Another thirty meters of the eastern stoa, or colonnade, of the gymnasium at Ancient Olympia, Greece , has been revealed in excavations, the Greek...

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