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Restoration Work on Parthenon’s Western Pediment to Begin

The Central Archaeological Council (KAS) approved on Wednesday two projects for the restoration of the upright marble slabs and background wall of the drum...

Parthenon-Shape Coffin for Patriotic Greeks (video)

A funeral home in Nafplio, in Peloponnese, has built a special order coffin in the shape of the Parthenon and its form has become...

Europe Day: Culture Minister ‘Dumps’ 100 Refugees at Acropolis (Pictures)

Greek Culture Minister Aristidis Baltas took a hundred refugees to the Parthenon, welcoming them as his guests in the framework of events celebrating Europe...

Google Celebrates 95 Years Since the Birth of Melina Mercouri

Today's google doodlle is dedicated to Melina Mercouri, with a sketch of the famous Greek actress and politician with the Parthenon serving as her...
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Video: Dancing Tango Under the Full Moon at the Acropolis Museum

In the historic center of Athens the Acropolis Museum welcomed this August’s full moon on Saturday, August 29, with a special Tango event under...

New Tablet and Smartphone Apps for Greek Museums

The Greek Culture Ministry in cooperation with the Simon Fraser University’s Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies in Canada are launching new apps for...

Parthenon Might Have Served as Athens’ Treasury

During the yearly meeting of the Classical Association of Canada, a team of researchers claimed that the attic of the millennia-old Greek temple of Parthenon might have...

Greece’s Top 10 Archaeological Sites

Explore TripAdvisor's list of top ten historic sites and landmarks worth visiting in Greece, based on travelers' votes. Get your ticket, fasten your seatbelt and follow...

Greece’s Acropolis Museum Celebrates 6th Birthday

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece, is becoming six years old today, June 20, and has already welcomed 8 million visitors from Greece and...

Acropolis of Athens Was Built to Withstand Earthquakes, Engineers Say

"This is an incredible construction, using ingenious solutions to insurmountable engineering and construction problems," said Professor of Civil Engineering Department of the Aristotle University of...

Controversial Der Spiegel Cover Depicts Merkel and Nazis in Acropolis

The latest issue of German magazine Der Spiegel features a controversial cover juxtaposing Chancellor Angela Merkel with a group of Nazi officers standing in...

Association for the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures: Marbles Will Return to Greece

Chairman of the International Association for the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures, David Hill, during an interview with the Greek service of the Australian...

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