History

Italian Researcher May Have Found Plato’s Grave in Athens

By analyzing ancient papyri, Graziano Ranocchia claims to have pinpointed the site of the long-lost grave of the renowned Greek philosopher, Plato.

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Film & TV

New Netflix Series on Alexander the Great Causes a Stir

A new docudrama series by Netflix, exploring the life and exploits of Alexander the Great, stirs up controversy over the ancient Macedonian king's sexuality.

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History

New Book Showcases the Castles and Fortifications of Greece

A new coffee table book, published by the Greek National Tourism Organization, hopes to promote the spectacular castles of Greece to a wider audience.

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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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Urban Life

Digital Guide Offers Architectural Walks in Piraeus

ArchWalks invites visitors to see and learn about 19th-century buildings and other landmarks by following four digitally listed routes.

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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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Photography

The Telegraph Lauds Robert McCabe’s Pre-Tourism Greece

The UK newspaper presents the prolific photographer's images of Santorini and Mykonos in the 1950s and 1960s, before "the scourge of overtourism."

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History

The Prince’s Foundation to Advise on Tatoi Estate

The Greek Culture Minister is in Scotland to seek assistance from British experts for the restoration and development of the former royal summer abodes and grounds.

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