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Making the Acropolis accessible

Making the Acropolis accessible

Work is underway to create a path for wheelchair users, elderly citizens and others with mobility problems to see the Acropolis in Athens up close. The project is funded by the Onassis…

The Acropolis is a symbol of democracy, an eternal compass

The Acropolis is a symbol of democracy, an eternal compass

“The light of the 21st century embraces the Acropolis. It is a celebration beyond borders and languages. The values ​​that were born in this place are a universal property,” Greek Prime Minister…

The Acropolis is about to become even more impressive 2

The Acropolis is about to become even more impressive

In the presence of Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Minister of Culture and Sports Lina Mendoni and President of the Onassis Foundation, Antonis S. Papadimitriou, tomorrow they will unveil…

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GCT celebrates World Photography Day

World Photography Day – a globally recognised celebration of photography and photographic history. In celebration of World Photography Day earlier this week, we remember some of the best shots and stories captured…

Xronia Polla to John Stamos who turns 57 today

Xronia Polla to John Stamos who turns 57 today

Greek American actor, musician, and heartthrob John Stamos was born on August 19, 1963, in California. His late father Bill was from Kakouri a mountainous village in Tripoli, mainland Greece and his…

The Acropolis Museum is turning 11

The Acropolis Museum is turning 11

Eleven years have passed since one of the world’s best museums of all time, the Acropolis Museum, first opened its doors. To mark this special occasion, the museum on Saturday 20th June,…

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Museums in Greece cautiously reopen on Monday

Museums in Greece will reopen on Monday with strict measures in place. The Public National Health Organization (EODY) and the Ministry of Culture & Sports have collaborated extensively to ensure that a…

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Reopening of the Acropolis makes World News

Greece is once again the talk of global media outlets, this time not for the successful management of the coronavirus pandemic, but on the occasion of the reopening of the archaeological sites,…

Greece showcases some of archaeological sites that will reopen on May 18 (VIDEO) 6

Greece showcases some of archaeological sites that will reopen on May 18 (VIDEO)

«Λίγο ακόμα/ θα ιδούμε τις αμυγδαλιές ν΄ ανθίζουν/ τα μάρμαρα να λάμπουν στον ήλιο/ τη θάλασσα να κυματίζει/ Λίγο ακόμα/ Να σηκωθούμε λίγο ψηλότερα…» Γιώργος Σεφέρης A little more / we’ll see the…