Heritage

15 Looted Greek Antiquities to be Returned from Switzerland

Seized by the Swiss authorities in Geneva, 15 ancient objects, including a golden diadem of laurel leaves, are to be repatriated to Greece.

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Heritage

The Changing Face of Spinalonga, “Island of the Living Dead”

Over the next two years, the once infamous leper colony off the northeast coast of Crete will undergo a series of major infrastructure projects.

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Heritage

Raiment of the Soul: New Exhibition at the Acropolis Museum

A new exhibition at the Acropolis Museum celebrates the artistry and timeless beauty of traditional Greek costumes from the 19th century.

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Heritage

King Charles to Meet with Greek PM Today

The two are to discuss the restoration and development the former royal estate at Tatoi, north of Athens, sources say.

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History

Thessaloniki Closer to Getting its Holocaust Museum

The plan for a modern museum, illustrating to visitors the story of the Jews of Thessaloniki, has been in the works for a decade.

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History

Corfu Old Town to Undergo Revamp

The overall environment of the UNESCO World Heritage site is to be improved following a lengthy academic study.

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Heritage

Two Greek Areas Listed as World Geological Heritage Sites

The petrified forest of Lesvos and the volcanic caldera of Santorini have been included in the first list of 100 World Geological Heritage Sites.

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Urban Life

Presidential Mansion Gardens Reopen to the Public

With its century-old trees and rare bushes and plants, the gardens of the Presidential Mansion will reopen to the public every Sunday from October 9th.

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