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Greece's 'Parthenon of underwater museums' inaugurated 1

Greece’s ‘Parthenon of underwater museums’ inaugurated

A first-of-its-kind underwater museum, at the site of an ancient shipwreck off the uninhabited islet of Peristera, near Alonissos island, was inaugurated on Saturday. The unique opening ceremony was held in the…

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Hagia Sophia museum signs removed (VIDEO)

Work is underway to convert Hagia Sophia from a museum to a mosque. Videos broadcasted by Turkish Media show municipal officials taking down all signs of the Turkish Ministry of Culture and…

Turkish Media report Hagia Sophia is being converted into a mosque

Turkish Media report Hagia Sophia is being converted into a mosque

According to Turkish journalist Mehmet Ardıç, who is Erdogan’s secret adviser, Turkey’s Supreme Court decided to overturn Kemal Ataturk’s decision (from 1934), which turned Hagia Sophia into a museum. “The Council of State…

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The Katakouzenos Museum, an Athenian Cultural Gem

 Visiting folk museums that present how houses and other spaces were set up in the past can be a fascinating experience, but during one’s visit, it’s hard to forget one is in…