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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...

Ninety-Year-Old Greek Man Buried With €300,000

A 90-year-old man from an Ancient Olympia municipality village in southern Greece was buried with his favorite pillow that contained 300,000 euros. The old man...

Ancient Olympia and Panathinaikon Stadium Owe €4.5 Billion in Property Taxes

The Greek state never ceases to baffle onlookers. The latest blunder came at the hands of the Finance Ministry tax staff, who recently sent a...

Archimedes Museum in Ancient Olympia

A museum dedicated to the great ancient Greek scientist Archimedes of Syracuse was inaugurated on Sunday in Ancient Olympia, Greece. Visitors will have the opportunity...

‘Disney Magic’ Sails at Katakolon Port

Mickey Mouse and 2,700 passengers of the Disney Magic cruise ship paid a visit to the Greek islands in June, since this year Disney's...

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