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Isthmus of Corinth

The History of the Corinth Canal, Greece’s Suez

The Corinth Canal, one of the most important infrastructure works of the modern Greek State, was inaugurated on July 25, 1893. Many believe that the canal changed maritime activity forever. It connects the Ionian and Aegean seas, making cargo...

Ancient Swimming Pool in Greece Among the Most Beautiful Ever Built

An ancient swimming pool at Isthmia near Corinth in Greece is still regarded 2,000 years later as an aesthetic and engineering marvel. The swimming pool located on a prominent height overlooking the Great Ravine on the Isthmus of Corinth was...

Corinth Canal in Greece Shut for a Whole Year and Counting

The Corinth Canal in Greece is one of the most important infrastructures in the entire nation, yet it has been shut for a year now due to landslides that occurred last February. Also known as the Isthmus of Corinth, the...

New Landslide at Corinth Canal Leaves “Greece’s Suez” in Ruins

A landslide at the Corinth Canal on Thursday has thrown a wrench into restoration works at the important ship route. 

New Video Shows Corinth Canal – Greece’s Suez – After Landslide

The Corinth Canal, one of the most important works of modern Greece has remained closed to maritime traffic since January 2021.

Ancient Greek Roadway of Diolkos Undergoing Reconstruction

The ancient Diolkos, the cobblestone roadway for transporting ships from the Corinthian Gulf to the Saronic Gulf, is now being restored.

World's Largest Solar Boat Sails into Corinth Port

The world's largest, exclusively solar-powered boat, the Swiss-flagged MS "Tûranor PlanetSolar", sailed into Corinth, Greece, on Thursday. The 31-metre-long catamaran will stay docked in Corinth for three days before continuing its journey to the Ermioni area to take part...

Isthmus of Corinth Natural Laboratory for Geological Research

The intense seismic activities that occur at the Corinth Canal draw the attention of scientists worldwide. Professor Yiannis Papanikolaou of the Agricultural University of Athens told Espresso Newspaper that Corinth Canal is of great importance to seismologists and geologists,...