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Architecture

Majestic, Traditional Greek 18th Century Mansion Restored in Thessaly

Exquisite decorations adorning a Greek traditional 18th century mansion in Central Greece are restored to their old glory.

Aris Konstantinidis: The Architect Who Helped Bring Modernism to Greece

His quote "I believe in dreams, not fantasy," marked the life and work of famed Greek architect Aris Konstantinidis (1913-1993).

The Story of the Austrian Parliament Building’s Greek Character

One of the most beautiful and impressive Parliament buildings anywhere in Europe is in the Austrian capital of Vienna, which has a distinct Greek flavor. Standing in the city's center since the nineteenth century, the Austrian Parliament impresses visitors to...

The Academy of Athens: A Neoclassical Masterpiece

The Academy of Athens is lauded around the world as a marvelous example of neoclassical architecture, or architecture that draws on themes and aesthetics from antiquity, as filtered through a nineteenth-century eye. Located in the center of the city and...

Ernst Ziller, The Architect Who Designed Modern Athens

German architect Ernst Ziller left his own eternal, and magnificent, imprint on Athens by designing some of the city's most iconic buildings.

Aristotelous Square, The Jewel of Thessaloniki

Aristotelous Square is the main city square of Thessaloniki, which is Greece’s second largest city and the capital of Macedonia.

The Zappeion: A Neoclassical Landmark in Athens

One hundred and thirty-two years ago, in October of 1888, Athens' iconic Zappeion Megaron first opened its doors to the public.

Exarcheia: Most Misunderstood Neighborhood in Athens

Often referred to as the anarchist neighbourhood of Athens, there is much more to Exarcheia than immediately meets the eye.

Nea Moni Monastery, A Historical Treasure on the Greek Island of Chios

The Nea Moni Monastery on the Greek island of Chios is a treasure from Greece's long history, now listed on UNESCO's World Heritage List.

Medieval City of Rhodes to Undergo Major Restoration

The historic medieval city of Rhodes will be restored in a bid to preserve the historic city and prevent the damage that mass tourism often brings with it. The Greek Culture Ministry has formed a plan to preserve the beautiful...