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Ten Ancient Sites You Must See While in Athens

The city of Athens has seen a dramatic transformation towards modernity over the last several years. It has now turned into one of the most trendy cities of Europe, offering endless cultural events, exhibitions, and concerts every single day...

Five Caryatids in Athens Still Waiting for Their Lonely Sister

The Erechtheion, the ancient Greek temple held up by statues known as Caryatids, was dedicated to the gods Athena and Poseidon; it still stands on the Athens Acropolis much like the Parthenon just meters away as a testament of...

Ten of the Acropolis Museum’s Most Beautiful Exhibits

The Acropolis Museum located only 330 meters (1,000 feet) from the famed hill of the same name hosts some of the world's most important antiquities

Striking New Parthenon Lighting to Be Unveiled on Wednesday

After a test run in early September, the all-new lighting for the Parthenon will be officially unveiled on Wednesday, September 30. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, along with other European leaders, will attend the ceremony on the Acropolis on Wednesday...

Hermitage Museum to Exhibit Archaic Kore from Acropolis Museum

One of the Athens Acropolis' finest and best-preserved votive korai -- the archaic statues depicting young women -- will be presented outside Greece for the first time on Friday, when it is put on display in the Roman Courtyard...

Greece's Caryatids Getting Extreme Makeover

The Acropolis’ famed Caryatids, Greece's most celebrated ancient beauties, are currently undergoing an extreme makeover to clean the century-old statues from pollution, smoke, and whatever else has settled on the statues for over more than a century. The Caryatid statues, which until...