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Last Full Moon of Summer Dazzles Greek Skies

The last full moon of the summer lit up Greek skies on Tuesday evening. Each year Greece celebrated the occasion of the full moon by offering free entrance to archaeological sites, museums and monuments. In 2019, more than 100 cultural...

A Spectacular Full Moon Dazzles Greek Skies

Thousands of Greeks and foreign visitors gathered at the country's archaeological sites to enjoy the brightest moon of the year on Thursday evening. Greece celebrated the full moon occasion by offering free entrance to archaeological sites, museums and monuments, under...

August Full Moon Events at Greece's Archaeological Sites Now Underway

Events celebrating the full moon of August at archaeological sites throughout Greece are now underway and will conclude on Sunday, August 19, the Ministry of Culture announced in a statement issued on Monday. This year's full moon will occur on...

Series of Events to Mark August Full Moon at Greek Archaeological Sites

Greece's Culture Ministry announced on Wednesday a series of events that will be held under August's full moon at archaeological sites and museums around Greece. This year's events are part of a long-lasting and popular tradition of observing and celebrating the...

''Pink Moon'' Lights Up Greece's Night Sky, Signaling the End of Winter

This year's ''pink full moon'' rose on Friday night and offered some spectacular views both in Greece and abroad. The ''pink full moon'' of 2019 coincided with Western Christianity's Good Friday and according to folk legends, it is nature's signal...

Ancient Greek Monuments Open for Sunday's Full Moon

Greece will be opening 132 archaeological sites and museums throughout the country and offering night-time tours to the public over the weekend to celebrate August's full moon. In accordance with a tradition first established in 2002, a program of 95...

Free Entrance to Archaeological Sites and Museums in Celebration of August full moon

Entrance to archaeological sites and museums will be free throughout Greece to the public on the evening of Sunday, August 26 in celebration of the full moon. From August 24 through 27, 95 sites will also be holding free concerts,...

Majestic Full Moon Rises Above Ancient Greek Temple of Poseidon (photos)

Thursday night’s full moon, dubbed the 'Strawberry Moon', has been captured rising above the ancient Temple of Poseidon at Sounio, south of Athens. It is called the Strawberry Moon because this is when strawberries are at their most plentiful. The Temple...

Supermoon Uncovers New Beach in Nafplio (video)

Nafplio residents woke up to an impressive, and slightly scary, phenomenon this week as the full moon caused a low tide which revealed a new beach. The waters in front of Nea Kios village moved dozens of meters back into...

Spectacular Video from the Temple of Poseidon at Sounio as Full Moon Rises

Crowds that had gathered at the temple at Sounio, south of Athens, to see the moon also got a special treat as a partial lunar eclipse was also visible in the night sky. As the Earth passes between the sun...