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Ten of the Acropolis Museum’s Most Beautiful Exhibits

The Acropolis Museum located only 330 meters (1,000 feet) from the famed hill of the same name hosts some of the world's most important antiquities

The Flower That Only Grows on the Acropolis: Micromeria Acropolitana

Found interspersed among the rocky terrain of the Acropolis of Athens is a small plant with pink flowers, the micromeria acropolitana.

Athens Acropolis Becomes Accessible to the Visually Impaired

The Acropolis of Athens has become accessible to the visually impaired through a route unveiled on Thursday that combines models of monuments, haptic feedback points, and signs in Greek and English Braille. During the unveiling, Culture and Sports Minister Lina...

Colorful Parthenon Replica Adorns National Gallery of Victoria

A replica of the Parthenon, one of the world’s most iconic architectural structures, was installed at Melbourne's National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) on Monday. Designed as a homage to the Parthenon on Athens's Acropolis and dubbed "Temple of Boom," the...

Ten Ancient Sites You Must See While in Athens

The city of Athens has seen a dramatic transformation towards modernity over the last several years. It has now turned into one of the most trendy cities of Europe, offering endless cultural events, exhibitions, and concerts every single day...

Parthenon Marbles Perfect Replica Unveiled in London

The first perfect replica of a Parthenon sculpture was presented at the Freud Museum in London on Tuesday by the Institute for Digital Archaeology (IDA). What makes the replica of the sculpture fascinating is that it is carved from...

Milwaukee Bucks and the Possibility of a New Championship

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Milwaukee Bucks did not win a single game in the preseason, but Giannis is not worried because he believes the team needs to develop good habits for another championship. In his opinion, they just need to be...

The Parthenon of Acropolis has been Named Wrong for Centuries, Theory Claims

An intriguing claim was published in the American Journal of Archaeology and the Dutch version of the National Geographic magazine in regard to the name of the Parthenon, Greece's iconic temple. According to a Dutch researcher who published this theory,...

Assassin’s Creed Recreates Stunning Ancient Greek Landscape Based on Pausanias

Assassin's Creed Odyssey has now faithfully carried over worldwide to the new media subculture a wealth of information about ancient Greece, based on the ancient Greek geographer and traveler, Pausanias By Dimosthenis Vasiloudis It seems that producers of the well-known Greek-themed...

The Day the Venetians Blew Up the Parthenon

On this day, September 26, 1687, the Parthenon of Acropolis in Athens faced a severe blow and was partly destroyed by Francesco Morosini, the leader of the Venetian army, who, as part of the Morean War, led an expedition...