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The Stunning, Greek-inspired Architecture of the Ancient City of Petra

The stunningly-beautiful ancient city known as Petra in southern Jordan is a world treasure like none other on the globe. The ancient rock city is built into the dramatic pink-colored stone of Jabal Al-Madbah mountain, facing outward to a...

Getting to Know Warsaw’s “Filoksenia”

Welcome to Warsaw, Poland -- where history and modern times collide in a beautiful display of buildings, museums and art! Warsaw is one of the top ten fastest-growing European cities, and is known for its spin on Greek “filoksenia”,...

Discover Pavlopetri, the Underwater Ancient Greek City (Video)

Located off the Peloponnesean coast lies a secret treasure of antiquity: the ancient city of Pavlopetri. This magical city is thought to have been submerged due to a series of earthquakes which occurred around 1000 BC. Dating back 5,000 years,...

'Byblos and the Sea' Project Turns to University of Patras for Help Locating Ancient Harbor

Excavations at the ancient coastal town of Byblos, Lebanon, have been ongoing since the 1960s. Recently, the two lead scientific supervisors in the “Byblos and the Sea” project asked for help from experts at Greece's University of Patras in locating...

Film DELOS 2015 Wins at Baku International Tourism Film Festival [video]

From its premier last October in Mykonos to the Baku International Tourism Film Festival, short film DELOS 2015 is making its mark. This June the film received the Silver Award in the Ecotourism category at the Baku International Tourism Film...

Historic Thessaloniki Church Reopens After Restoration

After a year of restoration works, the grand Rotunda of Thessaloniki, also known as the Church of Agios Georgios, reopened its doors on Friday December 18.  Part of the Unesco World Heritage List since 1988, the building is one of...

Municipality of Kalambaka to Be Renamed Municipality of Meteora

The Municipality of Kalambaka, resting on the northwestern edge of Greece's Thessalian Plain, will soon be known as the “Municipality of Meteora,” according to a decision recently taken by the Kalambaka city council. The decision for the name change was...

Ancient Greek City in Libya Threatened by Destruction

Part of the Cyrene necropolis, an ancient Greek city in north-eastern Libya, has been recently destroyed by local residents who intend to make way for houses and shops. Cyrene dates back to about 700 B.C. and was the oldest and...

Palestinians Ask Nativity Church to become World Heritage Site and Stir Reaction

Palestinians are the newest members of the UN and are taking advantage of their position to petition that the Nativity Church in Bethlehem be included in the UNESCO's World Heritage Sites, as heads of Christians abroad report. The World Heritage...