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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People

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Checks in from the Acropolis

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan posted a selfie from the Acropolis which they visited as part of their wedding anniversary celebrations.

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Animals

Five Bears Released Back Into the Wild by Arcturos

The bears had all been orphaned as cubs and were raised by expert handlers to be able to adjust to life in the wild far from humans.

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Film

Open-Air Cinema 2019 Season Begins in Athens

No summer is complete without movies under the stars – at least not in Athens. Here's where to go and what to see right now.

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Exhibitions

17th Century Maps on Display at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

The rare selection of maps depicting the Cycladic islands was found in the AUTH library and in the French military archives.

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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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Exhibitions

Greek Artist to be Showcased at the London Art Biennale

Stavros Ditsios' work will be displayed alongside art of different styles from all over the world.

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