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More than 2M Visit Museums and Archaeological Sites

The significant rise in tourism can interpret to an extent the rise in the number of visitors to museums and archaeological sites around Greece. According to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT), in the period January-April 2013, visitors to museums...

The Antikythera Shipwreck in Basel

The exhibition, The Antikythera Shipwreck: the Ship, the Treasures, the Mechanism, which is housed at the National Archaeological Museum, will be hosted from March 2014 and for one year at the museum of Basel. This was publicized earlier by the...

Austria’s Tribute to Tourism in Greece

The Austrian national daily newspaper Der Standard, in its insert Voyages, published a tribute to Greece, Three thousand  islands, sun and sea. The tribute begins, "Greece comes back as a favorite holiday destination and no wonder why, as the crystal...

Greek Museums, Tourist Sites Shut Down

Just as Greece is hoping for a tourism rebound after a disappointing 2012 in which visitors, spooked by constant images of protest, riots and strikes that shut down transportation and vital services, state museums and archaeological sites are expected...

National Archaeological Museum to Present Temporary Exhibition of the Antikythera Shipwreck

All antiquities recovered in 1900-1901 and 1976 from the legendary shipwreck off the islet of Antikythera, south of the Peloponnese, will be presented for the first time in a temporary exhibition entitled "THE ANTIKYTHERA SHIPWRECK: The ship - the treasures - the Mechanism”, starting in...