Stunning Statue of Hercules Uncovered in Philippi, Northern Greece
An impressive statue depicting Hercules from the Roman times was discovered at the ancient site of Philippi in northern Greece. Alongside the statue, a richly decorated structure, potentially a fountain, was also found. As stated in the Hellenic Ministry of Culture...
Ten Things to Do in Kavala: The Beautiful Gateway to Macedonia
The city of Kavala in northern Greece, which rises up from the sea like an amphitheater, is a gem waiting to be explored for its rich history and beautiful surroundings.
Events Mark Addition of Ancient Philippi to UNESCO World Heritage List
A visit by Greek Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou and the unveiling of a plaque that informs visitors of Philippi's new status as a UNESCO World Heritage site concluded two days of celebrations to mark the archaeological site's formal addition...
Ancient Philippi listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site
The Philippi archaeological site in Kavala is to be listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, in a unanimous decision announced on Friday at the 40th meeting of UNESCO’s international committee in Istanbul, Turkey. A culture ministry announcement said the...
Philippi's Strong Candidacy for UNESCO World Heritage Monuments List
Greece will travel to the 40th annual meeting of UNESCO World Heritage in Istanbul with a positive recommendation that will probably include the archaeological site of Philippi in the list of the World Heritage monuments. The meeting will take place...
Ancient Greek City Philippi to Claim Place in World Heritage List
It was revealed on Monday that the archaeological site of Philippi in northern Greece will be a candidate to become one of UNESCO’s World Heritage sites. UNESCO’s World Heritage List includes archaeological sites and monuments of special cultural or physical...