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10 Ancient Greek Temples You Must See

Many important ancient temples are located in Greece and other countries, such as Italy, which were then part of the ancient Greek empire.

Greece Imposes Caps on Visitors to Acropolis to Prevent Overcrowding

On Monday, Greece imposed limits on the number of visitors to the Acropolis to prevent overcrowding in Athens' most famous landmark. A new booking website now keeps track of tourists at the Acropolis while enforcing an hourly time slot to...

Monumental Statue of Athena Parthenos Once Graced Acropolis

A monumental statue of Athena Parthenos, created of gilded ivory, once stood in the center of the magnificent temple of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens. The Athena Parthenos (Ancient Greek: Ἀθηνᾶ Παρθένος) was a massive chryselephantine sculpture of...

Tourists at Athens’ Acropolis Deceived by “Skip the Line” Ads

Visitors are warned against "Skip the line" ads which claim to be providing shortcuts for faster access to the Acropolis of Athens.

Acropolis of Athens Employees Go On Strike During Heatwave

The union representing Acropolis staff has announced that they will initiate a strike starting from Thursday due to soaring temperatures caused by the ongoing heatwave. The reason behind this protest is their objection to being compelled to work under...

The Secrets of the Ancient Neighborhood Beneath the Acropolis

The ancient neighborhood beneath the Acropolis Musum reveals life in ancient Athens long before the Parthenon and the sculptures on the Acropolis

Acropolis Crowds to be Limited with Time Slots and E-Ticketing

In a bid to reduce overcrowding at the Acropolis, Greece will introduce time slots and E-ticketing (electronic tickets). The plans also include measures to provide shade and water for tourists waiting in long lines to see the historic site. With...

French Woman Returns Marble Fragment of the Acropolis

A French woman has voluntarily agreed to hand over a marble fragment of the Erechtheion on the Acropolis of Athens, which will now be returned to Greece from France. The fragment dates back to the 5th century BC and was...

Most Important Greek Landmarks in USA

There are several significant Greek landmarks in the United States that reflect the country's rich Greek heritage. These landmarks symbolize the Greek culture and have become important community centers for Greek Americans across the United States, preserving their traditions, history,...

When the Acropolis’ Parthenon was Converted to a Christian Church

The brightest symbol of Western Civilization, the Parthenon, was converted to a Christian church for almost a millennium, from 500 AD to 1450