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Five Breathtaking Greek Island Monasteries Built on Cliffs

In older times, Greek monks were trying to build monasteries in places that were hidden or difficult to access in order to protect them from bandits, invaders, and conquerors.

Ancient Gold Coins of Alexander the Great Found in Chania, Crete

New archaeological discoveries on Kastelli Hill in the Old Town of the city of Chania, Crete, have brought to light a unique monetary collection of 37 rare coins, including 11 gold staters with different versions of Alexander the Great...

Mitsotakis – Blinken Agree on Further Defense Cooperation

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken agreed to further defense cooperation between the two nations on Saturday. The two officials met at the home of the Greek PM in Chania, Crete to discussed Greek-American...

US Secretary of State Blinken to Visit Greece on Saturday

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will pay a visit to Greece on Saturday where he will meet PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis as part of a tour in the wider region from January 4 to 11. The meeting will take place...

The Stunning Ancient Greek Theater Discovered on Crete

An ancient Greek theater has recently been discovered at the remote ancient site of Lissos south of Chania on Crete. Facing east, the structure appears to be either an odeum, where musical activities took place, or a bouleuterion, where members...

The Stunning Agia Triada Monastery on Crete

The Patriarchal Monastery of Agia Triada Tsagarolon (Holy Trinity), located on the Akrotiri Peninsula fn the island of Crete, was built in the seventeenth century by two brothers, Jeremiah and Lorenzo, who belonged to the old, noble Venetian family...

The Mosque of the Janissaries, a Landmark of Chania, Crete

The Mosque of the Janissaries in Chania, Crete is one of the most recognizable buildings on the entire island, which is the largest in Greece. Once ruled by the Ottomans for centuries, Crete is home to many reminders of that...

Greek Airport Traffic to Reach Record High in 2023

Greek airport traffic reached a record high in 2023, despite the devastating fires and deadly floods in the past two months

Spanish Hiker Critically Injured in Rockslide After 4.9R Crete Earthquake

A Spanish hiker in the gorge of Samaria was seriously injured in a rockslide caused by a 4.9R earthquake in Crete on Sunday. 

The World’s Oldest Living Olive Tree is in Crete, Greece

Scientists estimate that the olive tree has been in the village of Ano Vouves in Chania for more than 3000 years.