Museums

Free Admission to All Archaeological Sites & Museums on Saturday

Museums and sites around Greece are taking part in International Museum Day, offering free admission and organising cultural events.

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Archaeology

Palace Where Alexander the Great was Born to Be Partially Restored

Little remains of the huge palace complex aside from its foundations. Now several elements will be re-erected giving visitors a sense of its monumental size.

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Heritage

Parthenon’s Inner Sanctum to be Restored

The Central Archaeological Council has green lit a plan many years in the making to re-erect portions of the inner chamber's walls.

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CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

Temple of Apollo on Naxos Added to Google Arts & Culture Platform

The purpose of the project by the tech giant is to preserve and share information about unique cultural sites in digital form.

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Archaeology

Early Bronze Age Settlement on Daskalio “Exceptionally Important”

The tiny island of Daskalio in the Cyclades has been revealed to be home to the ruins of an ancient settlement with sophisticated building techniques.

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Archaeology

Aphrodite Rises out of Thessaloniki Metro Excavation

A statue and other depictions of the goddess of love have been unearthed during the metro works, revealing a powerful and long-lasting cult of worship.

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Museums

Ottoman Archives Reveal Elgin Took Marbles Illegally, Expert Claims

The claims by Acropolis Museum Director Dimitrios Pandermalis refute a key line of defence in the British Museum's case for keeping the Parthenon Marbles.

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Archaeology

Sunken History: Ancient Alonissos Wreck Opened to the Public

The wreck in the Sporades in the Northern Aegean will form part of a new archaeological site where divers can explore Greece's underwater antiquities.

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