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Theopetra Cave: The Oldest Human Construction on Earth

Theopetra Cave, located in the Meteora limestone rock formations of Thessaly, Central Greece, is likely to be the place of the oldest human construction on earth, as findings indicate that the cave was inhabited as early as 130,000 years ago. According...

Ten of Greece’s Most Spectacular Monasteries

Greece has many beautiful sights for you to check out while you are visiting the country. One thing you want to be sure to add to your itinerary is visiting some of the ancient, historical Greek monasteries. Here are 10...

Mushroom Museum of Meteora Wins Award for Virtual Reality Display

The unique Mushroom Museum of Meteora, part of the Greek town's Natural History Museum, took the bronze medal in the "Cultural" category in the 2020 Greek Lighting Awards. The museum's latest wing, developed along with the Greek company Interactive Light...

New Music Video Showcases Stunning Beauty of Greece's Meteora

A marvelous music video was filmed a few days before the second national lockdown in Greece's Meteora, to become the country's first entry on a global cultural digital map named ''O-city'', currently under development by 13 organizations and universities...

Instagram Photo of Majestic Meteora Gets 1.3 Million Likes

Instagram’s official account, which has more than 357 million followers, on Monday shared a photograph of Meteora in central Greece. The towering cliffs in Meteora, topped by age-old monasteries, are a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the country’s...

Stunning Photos of Comet Streaking Through Night Sky Over Greece

Constantine Emmanouilidi, a photographer based in Thessaloniki, traveled to Meteora in central Greece to capture this rare cosmic event when comet Neowise crossed over the towering rock formations which are home to one of the largest and most precipitously...

Two Greek Jewels on List of Most Beautiful Small European Towns

Two small Greek towns recently were included on this year's listing of the ''25 Most Beautiful Small Towns in Europe,'' which is published by the acclaimed Conde Nast Traveler magazine. The small village of Assos in Greece's Cephalonia (Kefalonia) island...