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Parthenon Athens

History of the magnificent Parthenon

Parthenon The magnificent temple on the Acropolis of Athens, known as the Parthenon, was built between 447 and 432 BC in the Age of Pericles, and it was dedicated to…

Attica sees heaviest snowfall in 40 years

Attica sees heaviest snowfall in 40 years

The duration of the snowstorm in Attica this week was 36 hours. The beautiful snow blanketed the Acropolis and other ancient monuments in Athens, but it also caused power cuts…

First Look: The Evzones Collection

First Look: The Evzones Collection

…is at the top of the Acropolis, where the Evzones raise the Greek flag every Sunday morning. This sacred ceremony is not open to the public. Nick recalled this special…

Heavy snowfall causes problems across Athens

Heavy snowfall causes problems across Athens

Heavy snowfall disrupted normal life and services across Greece’s capital city on Tuesday. The beautiful snow blanketed the Acropolis and other ancient monuments in Athens, but it also caused power…

Acropolis Athens snow

Snowy Athens: Today’s best photos

…Mityakov. Photo Credit: Igor Mityakov. Photo Credit: Igor Mityakov. Photo Credit: Igor Mityakov. Photo Credit: Roman Kolesnikov. READ MORE: Interesting facts about the Acropolis, the crowning jewel of Athens.  …

Restoration of the Temple of Olympian Zeus in Athens

Restoration of the Temple of Olympian Zeus in Athens

…south-east of the Acropolis, and about 700 m south of the center of Athens, Syntagma Square. Construction of the Olympeion began in the 6th century BC during the rule of…

Greece in 2020: Rainfall and Temperature Records

Greece in 2020: Rainfall and Temperature Records

…the year was Unusual Mediterranean cyclone ‘Ianos’. Cyclone Ianos left floods, and caused power outages and extensive damage, as well as four deaths. In December, torrential rainfall flooded the Acropolis….

Temple of Hephaestus and Philopappos Monument illuminated

Temple of Hephaestus and Philopappos Monument illuminated

…Philopappos, a prince from the Kingdom of Commagene. It is located on Mouseion Hill in Athens, Greece, southwest of the Acropolis. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXsOWUNttAU&feature=emb_title Enjoy the Acropolis Museum right from your screen…

Enjoy the Acropolis Museum right from your screen 1

Enjoy the Acropolis Museum right from your screen

…user-friendly to visually impaired people. Website for children The Acropolis Museum created a website especially for its little friends on www.acropolismuseumkids.gr. The “Acropolis Museum Kids” has been designed for children…