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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...

Inside the Magnificent Minoan Palace of Knossos in Crete

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

The Greek Island of Delos: Where 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.

Pompeii Excavation Uncovers Skeletal Remains From Vesuvius Earthquake

Archaeologists discovered the remains of two people who were most likely victims of the Mount Vesuvius eruption in 79 AD in the ancient city of Pompeii. The skeletons were found in the Insula dei Casti Amanti, an area of Pompeii...

Ancient Greek Necropolis of Alexandria Opens to Public

An ancient Greek necropolis of the Hellenistic Era near the present-day Library of Alexandria, Egypt, is set to open to the public from May 8, 2023, following the completion of a thorough three-year preservation project. The Shatby necropolis, as it...

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...

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.

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.

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...