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Spectacular Sighting of Comet NEOWISE Over Athens

Comet NEOWISE put on a spectacular show for skywatchers over Athens early on Thursday morning. Alexandros Maragos, an Athens-based, award-winning filmmaker and photographer, captured the...

Athens’ Three New Metro Stations to Alleviate Traffic Congestion in City

Three new metro stations opened to the public on Tuesday in the Greek capital. Named after the Piraeus suburbs of Aghia Varvara, Korydallos and Nikea,...
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US Embassy in Athens Gearing Up For Independence Day in Colorful Display

The historic Chancery Building of U.S. Embassy Athens, designed by Walter Gropius – one of the most prominent figures of modern architecture - has...

Athens Among Most Popular Cities for European Bookings

Flight booking data has shown that Athens, Greece currently ranks within the top 5 most-booked European cities during the first half of June 2020...
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Prankster Turns Newly-Created Athens Fountain into Bubble Bath

A newly-installed fountain feature in central Athens' Omonoia Square was literally turned into a bubble bath on Friday. Instead of the usual clear, sparkling water seen...

Greek Prostitutes Fear New Covid-19 Rules Will Force Them Underground

The new regulations imposed on Greek brothels, aimed at stemming the spread of the coronavirus, are being criticized by sex workers who claim that...
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Athens’ Acropolis Museum Prepares to Celebrate Eleventh Birthday

By Paula Tsoni The new Acropolis Museum in Athens celebrates 11 years of operation on Saturday, June 20, with reduced entry for everyone at 5...

The Grand Walk of Athens Starts to Take Shape

Just a little more than a month ago, the Athens City Council made the decision to undertake construction of the ''Grand Walk'' of Athens....

The Oldest Street in Athens and Europe

The oldest street in Athens, and the whole of Europe, is about 2,500 years old -- and is located in the Plaka neighborhood on...
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Protesters Clash With Police at Black Lives Matter March in Athens

Greek police threw tear gas to disperse a crowd of demonstrators who hurled firebombs in a march toward the U.S. Embassy compound in Athens...

Germany’s Lufthansa To Double Flights To Athens Beginning June 15

In a sign pointing to a definitive recovery in Greek tourism, Lufthansa will double the number of its flights to Athens beginning on June...

Three New Athens Metro Line Stations to Open in July

Residents of Athens will see the completion of the extension of the Athens Metro Line 3 to Piraeus, and the opening of three more...

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