Delos

The Unique Ancient Greek Island Later Used for Quarantine Site

Rineia, an ancient Greek island next to Delos and Mykonos, has a unique place in the history of Greece. Home of the necropolis of Delos, with its wealth of sculptures, in ancient times, it was later used for a...

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...

Escape to a Luxury Hotel in Mykonos Inspired by the Greek God Apollo and Greek Hospitality

Mykonos is one of the most popular Greek islands. However, if you are looking to escape the party scene of the island and experience Mykonos in its purest and most beautiful form, here is the secret: go to De.Light...

Rare Photos Emerge of First Excavations at Sacred Delos Island

Rare photographs of the excavations at the Greek island of Delos from the 19th Century have come to light in a book by French archaeologists. The book "Delos 1873-1913" sheds light on the challenges facing the scientists and other skilled...

Culture and Sports Ministry: Significant Finds from Underwater Excavation at Delos

The remains of ancient coastal structures and a port, a large number of shipwrecks dating back to various eras and significant smaller finds were found in underwater archaeological excavations conducted by the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities at the island...