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The American Who ‘Captured’ the Acropolis in 1870

William J. Stillman an American journalist, diplomat, author, historian, and photographer captured the magic of the Acropolis in 1870 in a series of carbon...

The Secret Cave of the Acropolis and Its Holy Water

One of the best kept secrets of the Acropolis in Athens is a cave that hides part of an ancient Greek temple of Asclepius...

Top Monuments to See at the Acropolis of Athens

The Acropolis of Athens is a massive archaeological site brimming with the spiritual, artistic, and democratic wonders of ancient Greece, but with every turn,...

Acropolis Among Worst Destinations for Overtourism as per CNN

As an extremely popular archaeological hotspot, the Acropolis saw a monumental surge in tourism over the summer months in an upward turn for the...

Greece to Offer Private Tours of the Acropolis for 5,000 Euros

Greece will offer visitors the opportunity to have a private, two-hour guided tour of the famous Acropolis – with nobody else around – for...

Lost Ancient River of Athens Near the Acropolis Rediscovered

Eridanus is the lost river of ancient Athens that once ran from the foothills of Mount Lycabettus to Kerameikos, passing right by the Acropolis...

Was the Parthenon of Acropolis Built With the Help of Slaves?

Generally speaking, the institution of slavery was an integral part of ancient Greece and the ancient world. In the strictly structured ancient Greek society,...

Ten of the Acropolis Museum’s Most Beautiful Exhibits

The Acropolis Museum located only 330 meters (1,000 feet) from the famed hill of the same name hosts some of the world's most important antiquities

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.