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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.

Who Beheaded the Kritios Boy, the Masterpiece of Ancient Greek Art?

The Kritios Boy, a statue displayed at the Acropolis Museum is one of the most important works of ancient Greek art and the most characteristic of the so-called "Severe Style." The statue’s torso was found in 1865 to 1866 southeast...

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 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.

International Day of Disabled: How Ancient Greeks Cared for Them

As the world marks the International Day of Disabled Persons on December 3, new evidence emerges on how the ancient Greeks had the disabled in mind when they constructed buildings, especially those having to do with healing. Building graceful stone...

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

Athens Acropolis Becomes Accessible to the Visually Impaired

The Acropolis of Athens has become accessible to the visually impaired through a route unveiled on Thursday that combines models of monuments, haptic feedback points, and signs in Greek and English Braille. During the unveiling, Culture and Sports Minister Lina...

A Fox Pays a Surprise Visit to the Acropolis in Athens

A fox visited the Acropolis in Athens recently. This rare incident was captured on video footage uploaded to TikTok. Marieta Fotinou's video shows a fox ambling down Dionysios Aeropagitou, a pedestrian thoroughfare beneath the Acropolis. Despite these animals being observed...

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

Chancellor Scholz Condemns Turkey’s Threats Against Greece

During his visit to Athens on Thursday, Germany's Chancellor Olaf Scholz condemned Turkey—without naming it—for questioning Greece’s sovereignty over its Aegean islands. “It is not acceptable for a NATO ally to question another one’s sovereignty,” he said during a joint...