Described as possessing “astonishing beauty”, two heads of ancient statues of Aphrodite, the goddess of love, and Dionysus, the god of wine, have been uncovered in an archaeological dig in the ancient Greek city of Aizanoi.
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Sunset is the embodiment of romance, so where else to best enjoy one than in the Greek Islands, undoubtedly one of the most romantic places on earth? Cyclades sunsets are some of the most beautiful in the world, so here are some of the best, most romantic vantage points from which to celebrate the magical golden hour.
The new and refreshed Acropolis Museum welcomes visitors on the day of its birthday from 8 am until 8 pm, with reduced entry (5 euro) to all exhibition areas. Additionally, visitors will have the opportunity to participate in the new thematic presentation “Marathon-Salamis. In traces of myth and history”.
Constructed around 1700BC, Knossos Palace is the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete and the most complex in Greece. During the Bronze Age, Knossos Palace was the ceremonial, religious, economic and political centre of the Minoan Civilization.