Greek American soprano Maria Callas was one of the most renowned and influential opera singers…
Protected by the EU and UNESCO as a unique product, the precious ‘tears’ of Chios are harvested in a labour intensive process that has been passed down through generations and included on the UNESCO list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. There’s now a way to assist in the preservation of this ancient Greek tradition and the magical Chios mastiha trees.
After years of investigation and observation, Greek police have managed to uncover a network of illegal dealers of ancient artifacts, bringing to light an operation ‘laundering’ antiquities.
A “prehistoric geological phenomenon of great geological and archaeological importance”, the eerie red landscape of Kokkinopilos is reminiscent of the planet Mars.
With a new underwater museum where visitors can explore the remains of a 2500-year-old shipwreck and boasting the largest Marine Park in the World, Greek island of Alonissos adorns the National Geographic ‘Best of the World’ list of destinations for 2021
“My goal was to create a church that creates the illusion of motion. It feels like the Holy Spirit moves around its axis, God himself moves around its axis, as the church has no obvious front and back,” Greek architect Costas Papatheodorou said about his creation – the Orthodox church of Agia Fotini of Mantinea – which has become known as the second most mysterious church in the world.
The Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus is an acoustic and aesthetic marvel, and all the more wondrous considering that it was created almost 2,500 years ago.
In an amazing discovery, a large head of an ancient statue has been found just meters below the ground during a routine road upgrade in Athens. Mayor of Athens Kostas Bakoyannis says he is filled with “pride and admiration” for the beautiful and unique Athens.
Travel to Ancient Olympia and take a personalized tour of Olympia’s archaeological sites through your screen with the launch of a new digital platform that offers users a unique virtual experience of Greek history.
The Evzones guards are a true living attraction of the city and an eternal symbol of Greece, synonymous to valour and heroism. The Athens City Museum is dedicating its new exhibition to these elite soldiers, with portraits, sculptures, embroideries and works of contemporary Greek art, as well as souvenirs, rare photographs, archival material, unreleased historical relics and collectibles from public and private collections that aim to tell the story of Evzones throughout the years of the Greek revolution.
The British Museum may refuse to return the Parthenon sculptures and marbles to Athens, but the University of Sydney is donating an entire Lego Acropolis to the Acropolis Museum.