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Acropolis on a Wheelchair: “Never Been So Happy to See Concrete!”

The decision by Greek authorities to place concrete in some pathways of the Acropolis in 2020 is still causing controversy among archaeologists and the general public. According to the Ministry of Culture, the cementing of certain areas was part of...

The Fascinating History of Syntagma Square in Athens

Syntagma Square is the most historic in Athens and the central point for visitors for sightseeing in the Greek capital

The Best Kept Acropolis Secret is Inside the Sacred Rock

Best Kept Acropolis Secret is Below the Sacred Rock The Acropolis best kept secret is a chamber below the sacred rock in Athens

Athens Tower of the Winds is World’s Oldest Meteorological Station

The Tower of the Winds in Athens is the oldest meteorological station in the world, and one of the most important ancient monuments in Greece

When Persians Burned Down Athens and the Acropolis in 480 BC

In 480 BC, Persian forces led by King Xerxes I burned down the city of Athens, as well as the Acropolis, in what is called "the Persian Destruction of Athens." The destruction of the great city took place during the...

Acropolis Museum Loans Kore Statue, Other Artifacts to Toronto

Starting on March 12, 2022, visitors to the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto, can experience Kore 670 — a gift to a goddess, one of the best-preserved and most stunningly beautiful Korai statues from the Acropolis of Athens. To...

The Flower that Only Grows on the Acropolis: Micromeria Acropolitana

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

The Parthenon Marbles “Belong in Greece”, The Guardian Says

The return of the Parthenon Marbles from the British Museum to Greece is a recurring subject in the past few years

Parthenon Covered in Snow as Rare Cold Front Hits Greece

The heavy snow which has been falling throughout Greece has now blanketed the Parthenon, the very symbol of Greece, in white. The stunning ancient temple was even more striking than usual on Monday, after heavy snowfall added its magic to...

Sex Scenes Shot at the Acropolis Cause Stir in Greece

A video of lurid sex scenes shot at the Acropolis in the midst of visitors has caused furore in Greece with authorities investigating the incident