Last week, GCT followers had an exclusive first look at ‘The Evzones Collection’ by Nick…
The celebrated Greek statesman Pericles is credited with ordering the design and construction of the Parthenon between 447 and 432 BC as a temple for Athena—the goddess of wisdom, arts and literature and war. Still dominating the modern city of Athens, the Parthenon is a magnificent testimony to the glory and renown the city enjoyed throughout antiquity. Pericles had made no idle boast then when he emphatically stated that ‘…we shall be the marvel of the present day and of ages yet to come.
A new outdoor exhibition for the 200-year anniversary of the Greek Revolution, showcases portraits of the heroes of the 1821 Revolution was inaugurated a few days ago, at Vasilissis Sophias street in Athens, right in front of the National Gardens.
Happy Valentine’s Day lovers! We all know that Greeks don’t need it to be Valentine’s Day to be a great lover, as we are great lovers every day. But did you know that the origins for the holiday and many of its symbols are have roots squarely planted in Ancient Greece?
Architectural compositions adorn the parks, squares and sidewalks of Athens, connecting the past to the present, through ancient art that converses with a modern urban landscape. Here are the 10 most beautiful sculptures that you can visit and see in Athens today.
Vasilis Ioannidis, from Polykastro, Kilkis has made a reputation for himself for the beautifully intricate guitars, bouzoukia, baglamadakia, mandolins and spinning tops that he hand carves from wood.