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Athens Acropolis Walls To Undergo Long Overdue Strategic Preservation

The Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports is putting forward a strategic plan for the restoration of the walls of the Acropolis of Athens. 

Acropolis Receives Record 16,000 Visitors Daily

More than sixteen thousand visitors enter the gates of the Acropolis of Athens each day this year, according to a recent announcement from the Greek Ministry of Tourism. Τhe Ministry of Tourism revealed foreign tourist arrivals, comprised predominately of Americans,...

The History of Athens From Pericles to Antetokounmpo

Athens is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. It has been a place of human settlement for at least five thousand years. However, its fortunes and its relationship with the wider world of Greekness have...

Metropolis Dig Unveils Ancient Greek Acropolis in Turkey

Excavation work at the ancient Greek city of Metropolis will focus on preparing the site's acropolis, agora, Araplitepe Church, and water wells for visitors this season. The aim is to restore the eastern gate of the Hellenistic acropolis and to...

Magic Johnson Has “Life Changing Experience” at Acropolis in Athens

Magic Johnson, one of the world's most famous basketball stars, has had what he calls a "life changing experience" in visiting the Acropolis in Athens during his time in Greece. The NBA legend, who is regarded as the best point...

Greek Cultural Monuments Threatened by Climate Change

Climate change is the fastest growing threat to ancient Greek cultural monuments and heritage sites all across the world. Whether the threat is from more frequent wildfires, coastal erosion, flooding, changed rainfall patterns, or impacts of changes in heat and...

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.

When the Parthenon was Converted to a Christian Church

The brightest symbol of Western Civilization, the Parthenon, was converted to a Christian church for almost a millennium, from 500 AD to 1450

The Secrets of the Ancient Neighborhood Beneath the Acropolis

The ancient neighborhood beneath the Acropolis Musum reveals life in ancient Athens long before the Parthenon and the sculptures on the Acropolis

Giannis Antetokounmpo and Family Chill Out on Mykonos

Giannis Antetokounmpo was spotted with his family over the weekend relaxing at a beach club in cosmopolitan Mykonos, one of his favorite Greek islands. He was seen enjoying the sun and Greek food at Psarou beach, known to attract local...