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Panagia Kera in Kritsa

Holy Monastery of Panagia Kera in Crete

…monastery follows the Byzantine style with arrows and ceramic decoration. Inside the church are frescoes dating back to the 14th century and old icons. The well-preserved paintings of the holy…

April fool’s day in Greece 1

April fool’s day in Greece

…during Athens Metro excavations. It was also reported that a vase containing traces of hemlock and a piece of leather dating from between 400-390 BC was found. Agence France-Presse believed…

Greece

10+1 most photographed places in Greece

…and photographs. Featuring a history dating back to antiquity, the town of Kalabaka, with its impressive buildings, natural beauty and scenic surrounding villages, is a unique spectacle. Corfu Town, Corfu…

Aristotle Onassis

Aristotle Onassis died on this day in 1975

…to making deals with both sides, though no credible evidence exists to prove this. Early in his business career, Aristotle Onassis began dating a string of famous women, including Greta…

Fraghthi Cave, caves in Greece

The most beautiful and mysterious Greek caves

dating back to the Neolithic era. Moreover, according to historians, some famous figures that visited the cave were Alexander the Great and King Otto. Kastania Cave (Σπήλαιο της Καστανιάς) In…

Acrokorinthos ancient city of Greece

The most beautiful cities of Ancient Greece

…civilizations dating back to the Late Neolithic Age. According to historians, the people of Akrotiri were killed during the volcanic eruption of the island, and even those who managed to…

Pavlopetri, the oldest submerged ancient town

Pavlopetri, the oldest submerged city

…this is the oldest submerged town in the world,” Dr Jon Henderson, associate professor of underwater archaeology at the University of Nottingham said in 2009. “It has remains dating from…

New findings at Mytilene Castle

New findings at Mytilene Castle

Recent excavations undertaken by the Ephorate of Antiquities of the Greek island of Lesvos, have unearthed Byzantine structures and baths dating to the Ottoman era in Mytilene. According to Pavlos…

Athens Wine Bars

Wine Situation in Athens

…choice). The Greek climate with its sunshine, low average rainfall and fertile soil helps some 300 grape varieties (some of them dating way back) to grow strong and healthily. Winemaking…

Kea

One & Only Kea Island

…sculpture dating back to 6th century B.C. One&Only Kea Island Resort Situated on a 60-hectare beachfront site on the west side of Kéa island of the Cyclades, this ultimate ultra-luxury…

On this day in 1857, Greek poet Dionysios Solomos passes away

On this day in 1798, writer of Greek Anthem is born

dating to that period of time are I Xanthoula — The little blond girl, I Agnoristi — The Unrecognizable, Ta dyo aderfia — The two brothers and I trelli mana…

Ruins of ancient Ptolemaic temple discovered in Egypt 2

Ruins of ancient Ptolemaic temple discovered in Egypt

…brick vault dating back to the Coptic era were also found. Archaeologists have known about this site in Aswan for some time. Between 1920 to 1922, German archaeologist Hermann Junker…