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Chilean Metro Station Resembles Museum of Greek Civilization

The ”Grecia” metro station in Santiago, Chile could easily be called a small museum of Greek civilization where passengers can admire the exhibits. The underground "exhibition" has been open since 2014 and is full of reproductions of ancient Greek art...

U.S. President Barack Obama Praises Greece and Democracy From Acropolis Hill [video]

A video of U.S. President Barack Obama praising the birthplace of democracy and the cradle of Western Civilization on the Acropolis Hill in Athens is posted on the White House Twitter account. The outgoing U.S. President appears with Parthenon in...

U.S. President Barack Obama at Acropolis

U.S. President Barack Obama visited Acropolis on Wednesday morning, on the second day of his official visit to Greece. The visit to Acropolis and Parthenon, Greece's most important ancient monument, was the choice of the American President as it represents...

Documenta: Parthenon of Banned Books to Rise in Germany

A huge replica of the Parthenon in Athens made from 100,000 banned books is to rise at the Friedrichsplatz in Kassel Germany next year. The work, created on the initiative of Documenta, aims to recreate a similar project by...

Restoration Work on Parthenon's Western Pediment to Begin

The Central Archaeological Council (KAS) approved on Wednesday two projects for the restoration of the upright marble slabs and background wall of the drum which form part of Parthenon’s western pediment. According to the researchers who presented the two studies,...

Parthenon-Shape Coffin for Patriotic Greeks (video)

A funeral home in Nafplio, in Peloponnese, has built a special order coffin in the shape of the Parthenon and its form has become all the rage in the area. The particular coffin is made of marble and wood, using...

Europe Day: Culture Minister 'Dumps' 100 Refugees at Acropolis (Pictures)

Greek Culture Minister Aristidis Baltas took a hundred refugees to the Parthenon, welcoming them as his guests in the framework of events celebrating Europe Day (May 9), an annual EU event of peace and unity to acknowledge the establishment...

‘Akropolis’ Football Team in Sweden Shoots for the Stars

Akropolis Idrottsförening, is Sweden's football team that was founded by Greek expatriates and is currently amazing everyone with its fast progress. Featuring blue and white colors on its uniform and bearing a badge with the Parthenon, the team is...

Google Celebrates 95 Years Since the Birth of Melina Mercouri

Today's google doodlle is dedicated to Melina Mercouri, with a sketch of the famous Greek actress and politician with the Parthenon serving as her bacdrop. Mercouri is the first Greek politician who started the campaign for the return of the...

Video: Dancing Tango Under the Full Moon at the Acropolis Museum

In the historic center of Athens the Acropolis Museum welcomed this August’s full moon on Saturday, August 29, with a special Tango event under the Parthenon. The musical journey started at 8:30 pm and lasted a bit past its scheduled 11:30...