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Oldest Bridge in Europe Still in Use Found in Greece

Perhaps the oldest bridge in Europe that is still in use today can be found in Greece, and it is named the Arkadiko Bridge. 

Istanbul vs. Constantinople — and Why Both are Greek Cities

Istanbul is a name that the Greeks actually gave to the city. "Istanbul" derives from the Greek phrase "Is tin poli," meaning "into the city."

The Best Swimming Pools at Santorini Hotels

The island of Santorini in Greece has some of the best swimming pools the world over to offer as long as you know where to look.

Greece Looking to confirm Giannis Antetokounmpo for 2022 EuroBasket

Nigerian-Greek NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo is expected to play for Greece in the 2022 Eurobasket, the national team’s manager Nikos Zisis said this week.

World-famous Greek diva Glykeria to perform at Istanbul Ataturk Centre

World-famous Greek diva Glykeria will be performing in Istanbul's iconic Atatürk Cultural Center tonight, May 28, in support of the Zografeion Lyceum. 

How the Parthenon Was Built to Withstand Anything

The Parthenon is one of the most iconic structures in the history of Western civilization. It stands in splendor on Acropolis Hill in Athens as it has for 2,500 years. Experts believe that the ingenuity of the Parthenon's construction...

Fisherman on a Mission to Save the Kaiki, Greece’s Iconic Fishing Boat

In 2007, the European Union announced a new policy to bring a balance between fishing resources and all the related activities surrounding it, including the destruction of Greece's iconic 'kaiki' fishing boats, in an effort to address the depletion...

The Top Archaeological Sites You Absolutely Must See in Greece

With a history as rich and expansive as that of Greece, it is no surprise that there are countless archaeological sites that you should visit while touring the country. Of course, everyone knows the popular tourist attractions, such as the...

Greece Accuses Iran of Piracy Over “Violent Seizure” of Greek Ships

Greece's Foreign Affairs Ministry submitted a strong demarche to Iran's ambassador in Athens concerning the "violent seizure" of two Greek-flagged ships by Iranian naval forces in the Persian Gulf on Friday. This was carried out by the ministry's General Secretary...

Ancient Greek Medicine Comes Back to Life

Greeks take their traditions, including those related to food, holidays, spirits, dances, and arts, which have persisted for thousands of years, very seriously. Those cultural practices which have helped them in the healing of disease and maintenance of good...

Iran Seizes Control of Two Greek Ships in Persian Gulf

Iran took control of two Greek ships in the Persian Gulf on Friday one day after Greece aided the US in seizing a cargo of crude oil from an Iranian oil tanker in the Mediterranean. The country's Revolutionary Guard announced...

Microsoft Founder Bill Gates Has Arrived in Athens, Greece

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has arrived in Athens, Greece on Friday, according to reports from Greek news network SKAI. Gates, who is known for his philanthropic and educational endeavors, will be visiting the Greek capital and the islands while on...

Fire in Downtown Thessaloniki Leaves 11 People in Hospital

A fire that broke out in the Chamber of Handicrafts building in Thessaloniki on Friday afternoon has left eleven people hospitalized. The building, located in the center of the city at Aristotelous Square, burst into flames on Friday. Firefighters and...

The Concepts of Heaven and Hell in Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece's concepts for Heaven and Hell are of course different than those propounded by Christianity, but have striking similarities.

Ancient Greeks Used Lifting Device to Move Stones Before Cranes

Recent research shows that ancient Greeks had used a primitive type of lifting machine to move heavy stones before they began using cranes 2,500 years ago, according to the website Gizmodo.