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Greece’s Top Mythological Sites That You Can Still Visit

By Cliff Blaylock The heart of the Mediterranean, Greece is blessed with many beautiful islands scattered about its coastlines. They often have glorious sandy beaches, fine cuisine and five-star resorts, but there is something about the Greek islands that sets...

Ancient Greek Monuments, Including Acropolis, Threatened by Climate Change

Scientists have recently expressed concern regarding the impact of climate change on ancient Greek monuments, including the Acropolis. The extreme weather phenomena seen in recent years, as well as air pollution and acid rain, have created structural problems in the...

Delos Island to Become an Open Archaeological Museum

Extensive restoration and preservation works are in progress on the archaeological sites of Delos island, with the Greek Ministry of Culture aiming to make the area an open archaeological museum. The restoration project aims at the consolidation of all monuments...

Modern Art Meets Ancient Ruins at Sacred Greek Island of Delos

For the first time, a modern art exhibition is being held on Delos island. Greece's 5,000-year-old archaeological site was once a flourishing trading center in the the Aegean Sea near Mykonos. The site-specific exhibition by Antony Gormley, one of Britain's...

German Tourist Returns Ancient Mosaics Taken from Greece in the 1960s

Fragments of three floor mosaics removed from archaeological sites in the 1960s were returned to Greece on October 10, the culture and sports ministry said in an announcement on Wednesday. The three fragments were sent in the post to the...

Ancient Delos' Theater Reopens For Second Time in 2,100 Years For An Opera Performance

The new one-act opera "Hera" with music by Theo Abazis and a libretto by Elsa Andrianou is to be performed in the archaeological site on the island of Delos on October 6-7, bringing its ancient theater to life for...

The Island of Delos: Where Greek Myths, Cults 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. You can see Delos, a UNESCO World Heritage site, from the shores of...