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Palace of Nestor in the Peloponnese Reopens After Three Years of Restoration

The mythical Palace of Nestor, considered to be the best example of a well-preserved Mycenaean palace in all of Greece, is reopening to visitors on June 12, after a three-year 2.5-million-euro restoration, the culture ministry announced on Tuesday. Lying some...

Freighter Crew Rescues 41 Migrants in Waters off Greece's Southwest Coast

A freighter crew operating under instructions from the shipping ministry's Search and Rescue Coordination Center rescued 41 migrants and refugees in a wooden boat 95 nautical miles southwest of Pylos, on the west coast of the Peloponnese, Greece. They...

A Warrior or Priest Possibly Buried in Recently Uncovered 3,500 Year Old Tomb in Pylos

A heavy gold chain with three beads placed asymmetrically along its length and sea shells beneath the skeleton that will allow very accurate dating, were just some of the noteworthy finds uncovered by archaeologists Jack Davis and Sharon Stoker...

Warrior Tomb Treasure Intact for 3,500 Years Unearthed in Greece

Archaeologists in Greece have unearthed an intact Bronze Age warrior’s tomb, dating back 3,500 years, which is filled with more than 1,400 objects, including jewelry, weapons, bronze, silver and gold vessels. The Bronze Age tomb dates back to about 1500...

Adrift Ship Carrying 200 Illegal Migrants Spotted Near Pylos

On the morning of December 19, a ship carrying some 200 illegal migrants was found floating adrift, 117 nautical miles southwest of the Greek town of Pylos in the Peloponnese, after the Italian coast guard alerted the Unified Search and...

97 Migrants Rescued off Greece

The Greek coastguard has rescued 97 migrants sailing off the south of the country near city of Pylos, Greece after their boat ran into trouble in bad weather, a spokeswoman said Thursday. The boat first encountered difficulties late on Monday...

Greece to Open Archaeological Diving Parks

Located near Pylos in the south-western Peloponnese, the two parks will allow visitors to explore ancient shipwrecks and underwater archaeology. Among the sites are the remains of ancient trading vessels dating to the Roman, Byzantine and medieval periods, discovered by...

Europe's Oldest Script In Messenia

Michael Cosmopoulos, Professor of Archaeology and Chair of Greek Studies, University of Missouri-St. Louis, returns to the historic village of Iklaina where with his excavation he brought to light, in the summer of 2010, the oldest written text of...

Turkish CNN Journalist Spends Time in Pylos Presenting its Beauties to a Large Audience

A CNN Turkish host was found in Messinia for the show he hosts, showcasing Pylos -which was presented for almost half an hour- a special advertisement to the large Turkish audience. The journalist visited the port, the city and the...

After Pylos, Brangelina Will Head for Santorini

PYLOS, Greece - Starting their Greek vacation at a luxury resort in Pylos, one of Hollywood's most glamorous couples, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, decided to spend part of their summer vacations on the famous Aegean island of Santorini....