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New impressive findings in Kerameikos

• Attica, Athens
The heads of two female statues were recently discovered at the bottom of an ancient well in the Cemetery of Kerameikos in Athens, after the excavations by the German Archaeological Institute.
Posted on Jul 17, 2013 Category: News

Decision to create the House of Elytis

• Attica, Athens
A two-storey building in Plaka will be renovated accordingly so that it hosts the house of Odysseas Elytis, this important Greek poet who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1979.
Posted on Jul 15, 2013 Category: News

First Olympic cup in Acropolis Museum

• Attica, Athens
The silver cup awarded to Greek runner Spiros Louis when he won the Marathon in the first modern Olympic Games in Athens in 1986 will be displayed at the new Acropolis Museum for a year, starting from September 2012.
Posted on Jul 20, 2012 Category: News

First floor of Attalos Museum opens to public

• Attica, Athens
For the first time after 30 years, the first floor in the Stoa of Attalos Museum in Thissio, Athens, opened to the public. Till now only the ground floor of the Stoa was working as a museum, but yesterday the first floor also opened.
Posted on Jul 19, 2012 Category: News

Restoration works for three sites

• Attica, Athens
Restoration works for three archaeological sites in Attica have been decided by the Greek Ministry of Culture: the temple of Poseidon in Sounion, the Sanctuary of Artemis in Vravrona and the Amphiareion in Oropos.
Posted on Jun 05, 2012 Category: News

Cine Thission best in the world by CNN

• Attica, Athens
The travel guide of the American network CNN ranks "Cine Thission" in Athens at the top of the world's best movie theatres.
Posted on Feb 22, 2012 Category: News

Workshop for Creative Photography

• Attica, Athens
The first Master Photography Workshop "Creative Photography and Fine Art" will take place from January 31st till February 11th, 2012, offered by NewSchool Athens Photography.
Posted on Jan 16, 2012 Category: News

Picasso stolen from National Gallery

• Attica, Athens
Three important pieces of art, including the only Picasso painting in Greece, were stolen last night, at the dawning of Monday, January 9th, from the National Gallery of Greece.
Posted on Jan 09, 2012 Category: News

Dinosaur Exhibition in the Mall

• Attica, Athens
Straight from the Natural History Museum of London comes a special exhibition about the most famous creatures of all times, the Dinosaurs.
Posted on Dec 08, 2011 Category: News

Looking for the mansion of Herodes Atticus

• Attica, Athens
Recent excavations have brought to light ancient remains in the area of Kifisia, in the northern suburbs of Athens, and archaeologists estimate that those findings belong to the luxurious mansion of the Roman politician and benefactor Herodes Atticus, who had his summer house there.
Posted on Nov 23, 2011 Category: News

Moisture causes damage to Tower of Winds

• Attica, Athens
Moisture and time are the key factors which have caused today severe damage to the Tower of Winds, one of the most important monuments of Ancient Greece.
Posted on Nov 04, 2011 Category: News

New museums in the block

• Attica, Athens
Two new museums are about to adorn the modern city of Athens, after the decision of the Hellenic Board of Museums on the foundation of these significant cultural centers.
Posted on Jun 30, 2011 Category: News

Acropolis Museum finalist for European prize

• Attica, Athens
The New Acropolis Museum in Athens, designed by the architect Bernard Tschumi, is among the top finalists for the European Union Prize in Modern Architecture.
Posted on Mar 24, 2011 Category: News

New ancient remains found in Thissio

• Attica, Athens
Several ancient remains that had been buried during the construction of the stations of Monastiraki and Thission are brought back to light.
Posted on Feb 21, 2011 Category: News

Transformation of the port of Piraeus

• Attica, Athens
The largest gateway to the Greek islands that serves about 20 million people annually, the port of Piraeus is ready to undergo some huge improvements that will have an important impact in the surrounding region.
Posted on Jan 06, 2011 Category: News

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