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Thorikos, Oldest Known Theater in the World Lies Abandoned in Greece

Thorikos, north of the ancient mining town of Lavrio, is an an archaeological site where the oldest known theater in existence still stands.

The Top Archaeological Sites You Absolutely Must See in Greece

With a history as rich and expansive as that of Greece, it is no surprise that there are countless archaeological sites that you should visit while touring the country. Of course, everyone knows the popular tourist attractions, such as the...

A Visit to Greece’s Valley of the Muses

The eastern slopes of Mount Helicon have been known as the Valley of the Muses since ancient times. They were the site of an ancient Greek sanctuary where, since the 3rd century B.C., the Thespians would organize Mouseia festivals...

Record Numbers of Tourists Visit the Minoan Palace of Knossos on Crete

Record numbers of tourists have been visiting the Minoan Palace of Knossos, according to the Union of Professional Tourist Guides of Crete.

The Island of Delos: Where Greek Mythology and History Come Alive

When you want to escape to an Greek island which can transport you back to the times of the ancient Greek gods, look no further than Delos.

Inside the Magnificent Minoan Palace of Knossos in Crete

The Palace of Knossos was the largest of the Minoan palaces in Crete. 

Discover Pavlopetri, the Underwater Ancient Greek City (Video)

Located off the Peloponnesean coast lies a secret treasure of antiquity: the ancient city of Pavlopetri. This magical city is thought to have been submerged due to a series of earthquakes which occurred around 1000 BC. Dating back 5,000 years,...

Ancient Palaestra Discovered in Greece's Eretria

A new public building that dates back to the 4th century BC was discovered in the archaeological site of Eretria, in Greece’s Evia island. The Swiss archaeological school of Greece conducted the research under the supervision of Evia’s Ephorate of...

The Romantic Lighthouse of Santorini

The alluring island of Santorini has been attracting tourists for a long time. While many people spend their days visiting the enchanting towns of Oia and Fira, not everyone knows that many other things can be done on the...

Ancient Site of Delphi Scaling Back Access on Tuesdays Due to Staff Shortages

The archaeological site of Delphi in central Greece will remain open on Tuesdays, but on a limited scale, the ministry of Culture announced on Monday. Faced with staff shortages, the ministry was considering shutting down the site and its museum...