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Rare Icons Stolen from Greek Monastery Repatriated from Germany

Greek authorities reclaimed earlier in the week two rare icons that were stolen from a monastery in northern Greece and illicitly exported to Germany. Greek authorities took possession of the icons, dating back to the 18th century and which depict...

Greece Offers Restoration Expertise to Lebanon for Monuments Destroyed in Explosion

  The Culture and Sports Ministry of Greece has offered Lebanon help with the necessary restoration work in museums and monuments in their capital city of Beirut following last week's deadly explosion at the port, according to a statement released...

Acropolis of Athens Gets a Facelift with Restoration Project

Greece has recently begun a major facelift on the Acropolis, the primary tourist site in Greece, by installing visitor lifts, lighting on the hill and removing unnecessary parts of the scaffolding obscuring the Parthenon from public view. On Tuesday, Culture...

Ancient Theater of Sparta to be Restored

An important but neglected ancient theater is being restored and given to the public thanks to a partnership between private and governmental services.. With the help of the association DIAZOMA and a sponsorship by Niarchos Foundation, the study for the...