How the Acropolis 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 Parthenon's construction ingenuity has enabled...
New App Brings Acropolis of Athens Back to Life
A new mobile phone app will enable visitors to view the Acropolis in all its 5th century BC grandeur. The new app uses cutting-edge virtual and augmented reality technology, together with artificial intelligence and 5G to recreate the form of...
Acropolis Museum Extends Hours for European Night of Museums Celebration
On Saturday, May 13, the Acropolis Museum will celebrate the European Night of Museums by staying open from 9 a.m. to midnight. Visitors to the museum will have an opportunity to appreciate the many antiquities on display during the evening...
The Acropolis a Model of Heritage Preservation Says UNESCO
The overall status of the Acropolis in Athens is "excellent and very well protected", according to a report compiled by UNESCO's World Heritage Center (WHC) and the International Council on Monuments and Sites - ICOMOS. The 70-page report, released by...
The Top Archaeological Sites You Absolutely Must See in Greece
The 18th of April is the International Monuments and Sites Day, and these are the top Greek archaeological sites you must visit! However, with a history as rich and expansive as that of Greece, it is no surprise that there...
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.
The Day Two Greek Teenagers Took Down the Nazi Flag from the Acropolis
On the morning of May 30, 1941, two young Greeks, Manolis Glezos and Lakis Santas climbed on Acropolis and took down the Nazi flag.
‘Modern Elgin’ Arrested Trying to Steal Pieces of Acropolis
A 26-year-old dubbed "modern Elgin" was arrested in Athens after trying to remove pieces of stone and marble from the Acropolis as souvenirs. Greek media reported that the young man, who according to reports is of Cypriot origin, was spotted...
British Museum “reasonably optimistic” on a Deal with Greece Over Parthenon Sculptures
The chair of the British Museum commented on Thursday that a deal over the Parthenon Sculptures could soon be reached between the museum and the Greek government. The Parthenon Sculptures, also known as the Elgin Marbles, mainly consist of 15...
American Movie Becomes First Ever Filmed At The Acropolis Of Rhodes
The latest movie of The Wedding Veil Journey saga becomes the first production to have ever been allowed to film on the Acropolis of Rhodes.