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April 18: Free Entrance to Monuments, Archaeological Sites

There will be free entrance to all monuments and archaeological sites in Greece on Monday, April 18, to mark International Day of Monuments and Sites. The measure applies to all sites and monuments except those that are normally closed...

Greek Museums and Archaeological Sites Remain Closed on Weekends Due to Strike

Museum and archaeological site guards continue to strike indefinitely on weekends protesting against the new pay scales. As a result, museums, monuments and archaeological sites will remain closed on weekends. According to a Kathimerini report, a hand-written, misspelled sign on...

Greece's Top 10 Archaeological Sites

Explore TripAdvisor's list of top ten historic sites and landmarks worth visiting in Greece, based on travelers' votes. Get your ticket, fasten your seatbelt and follow us on a quick but refreshing trip to Greece. Acropolis Acropolis is one of the most famous and...

Revenues from Greece's Archaeological Sites Fall Short

Greece's past is, in a sense, the country's lifeline. But is it being exploited enough? According to recent McKinsey research conducted on behalf of the Association of Greek Tourist Enterprises, the average revenue per visitor to Greece falls well...

LeBron James Praises Greece Through Instagram

NBA superstar LeBron James is currently in Athens touring ancient archaeological grounds and captioned the featured photo on Instagram with: "Site seeing in Athens, Greece. Temple of Zeus #Amazing". James has been regularly updating fans on his Greek vacation via social...

Debt-Riddled Greece Will Lease Acropolis For Commercial Exploitation

In a move bound to leave many Greeks and scholars aghast, Greece's Ministry of Culture said on Tuesday it will open up some of the debt-stricken country's most-cherished archaeological sites to advertising firms and other ventures. Leasing the Parthenon through...