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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...

Sochi Flame lit in Greek Rehearsal

Using the sun's rays at the birthplace of the ancient Olympics, organizers carried out a successful rehearsal Saturday to light the flame for the...

More than 2M Visit Museums and Archaeological Sites

The significant rise in tourism can interpret to an extent the rise in the number of visitors to museums and archaeological sites around Greece....

World’s Wrestlers Gather In Olympia

With the International Olympic Committee (IOC) ready to drop wrestling starting with the 2020 Games, many of the world's top young wrestlers are hoping...

Welcome Party for 8,200 Tourists at Katakolo Port

Four cruise ships carrying around 8,200 tourists docked on July 17 at  the port of Katakolo, which is a popular stop for cruise ships,...

World’s Wrestlers In Olympia To Save Sport

A decision by the International Olympic Committee - which is located in Switzerland and not Greece, home of the Olympics - to strike one...

International Scientific Conference in Ancient Olympia

Ancient Olympia, the site of the ancient Olympic Games in the Western Peloponnese, has been appointed for symbolic reasons as venue of the International...

New Look For Ancient Olympia Sanctuary

Ancient Olympia, the sanctuary of ancient Greece in Elis, global symbol and sacred location of the Games in ancient Greece, will get a face-lifting...

The Same Old Story- Tourist Trespass the Archaeological Site of Olympia Without Detection

A 61-year-old Australian tourist trespassed the archaeological site of Olympia on Monday evening. She jumped over the iron fencing and entered the site without...

Despite London-like Rain, Athens Hands Olympic Flame Over to UK

Despite the rainy weather, thousands of Athens' residents gathered at Panathenaiko Stadium on May 18 to celebrate the  handing over of the Olympic flame...

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