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The Oldest Photograph of the Acropolis

French photographer and draughtsman Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey took the first-ever photograph of the Acropolis of Athens in 1842.

Athens’ Lycabettus Provides Stunning Views of Acropolis, Saronic Gulf

Located in the heart of Greece's bustling capital, Mount Lycabettus provides a serene, picturesque escape from the noise and hubbub of Athens.

Walhalla: Germany’s Copy of the Parthenon of Acropolis in Greece

The iconic Parthenon in Athens has inspired many buildings around the world, including Walhalla, Germany's hall of fame. Preserving historical memory and cultural heritage, this...

Acropolis’ Parthenon Has Been Named Wrong, Theory Claims

An intriguing claim was published in the American Journal of Archaeology and the Dutch version of the National Geographic magazine in regard to the...

The Day the Acropolis’ Parthenon was Destroyed

On September 26, 1687, the Parthenon of Acropolis in Athens faced a severe blow and was partly destroyed by Francesco Morosini, the leader of...

The Flower That Only Grows on the Acropolis of Athens

Found interspersed among the rocky terrain of the Acropolis of Athens is a small plant with pink flowers, the micromeria acropolitana.

Kalle Rovanpera Wins Acropolis Rally 2023

After navigating through the fifteen special stages of this year's Acropolis Rally, Kalle Rovanpera emerged as the triumphant winner. The 22-year-old Finnish driver already...

Acropolis Rally 2023 Starts in Greece

The eagerly anticipated 2023 Acropolis Rally in Greece, is set to rev its engines beginning today and lasting until Monday (September 7, 2023 to...

Greece Imposes Caps on Visitors to Acropolis to Prevent Overcrowding

On Monday, Greece imposed limits on the number of visitors to the Acropolis to prevent overcrowding in Athens' most famous landmark. A new booking website...

Monumental Statue of Athena Parthenos Once Graced Acropolis

A monumental statue of Athena Parthenos, created of gilded ivory, once stood in the center of the magnificent temple of the Parthenon on the...