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New Lighting Scheme Completed at Temple of Hephaestus and Philopappos Monument

The redesigned lighting for all the major Athenian monuments is now complete, with the new lighting for the temple of Hephaestus and the monument to Philopappos shown for the first time on Tuesday evening in the Greek capital. The lighting...

Acropolis Museum Has Gone Entirely Digital

The Acropolis Museum launched a new website on Monday that brings the museum's collection to life through digital exhibitions and an extensive virtual catalogue of its ancient artifacts. The new website includes not just information about the museum's history, future...

Greek Ministry of Culture Responds to Flooding on Acropolis

In a statement released on Friday, the Greek Ministry of Culture responded to outcry over flooding that was reported on the Acropolis on Thursday after torrential rains battered Athens. Social media users argued that the controversial new cement paths constructed...

Acropolis Floods After Heavy Rains Hit Athens

Flooding took place on the Acropolis, the highest point in the city of Athens, on Thursday after the area was battered by heavy downpours throughout the day. Social media users argue that the controversial new cement paths constructed on the...

New Elevator for People with Disabilities Installed at Athens Acropolis

The Athens Acropolis, the symbol of Western civilization, is now more easily accessible to people with disabilities after a new elevator was put into service there on Thursday. The wheelchair lift will facilitate access to the monuments of the Acropolis...

Acropolis to Become Entirely Accessible to Disabled For First Time

For the first time in its long history, stretching back into Greek antiquity, the buildings atop the Acropolis, Athens' "Holy Mountain," will become completely accessible to the disabled and those with other mobility and health issues. Although there has been...

Archaeologists Blast Decision to Cement Sections of the Acropolis

Archaeologists have severely criticized the decision of the Ministry of Culture to cement several parts of the Acropolis archaeological site, stirring reactions on social media as well. Pictures of cemented Acropolis are circulating on social media and receiving negative comments. According...

Greece Unveils Spectacular New Lighting for the Acropolis

The new lighting of the Acropolis was unveiled on Wednesday in the presence of the President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Culture Minister Lina Mendoni and the president of the Onassis Foundation, Antonis Papadimitriou. The...