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Acropolis Museum Celebrates 10 Years and 14.5 Million Visitors

The award-winning Acropolis Museum in Athens is organizing a number of events for all as part of the celebrations for its 10th anniversary on June 20.

Since its grand opening in 2009, the museum has received 14.5 million visitors from Greece and abroad.

“During the museum’s first years of operation, which coincided with the economic crisis, the number of visitors reached 1 million [annually].

In 2018 however, the museum received 1.8 million visitors, which is a significant...

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Top 10 Oldest Cities Around The World

Cities have represented human development and the birth of civilization for eternity. The first cities on our planet started forming in the Neolithic period in ancient Mesopotamia and the very oldest of them show the world incredible architecture accompanied with remarkable stories and a historical brilliance, which attract thousands of tourists around the world. For obvious reasons, there are historical uncertainties about the origins of many and thus it is difficult to make it clear...

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Athens Receives Nomination for Best European Destination 2019

Greek capital Athens has once again been nominated for the title of the “Best European Destination” for 2019, a competition organized by the European Best Destinations (EBD).

EBD is a Brussels-based organization, which aims to promote culture and tourism in Europe.

A total of 20 cities in Europe are competing for the title this year including London, Florence, Vienna, Malaga, Budapest, Brussels, Geneva and Paris. Athens is nominated for its world-class cultural heritage attractions.

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Athens Airport Ranks Second Globally on AirHelp Score 2018

Athens Airport has been ranked second in AirHelp’s listing of the world’s best airports and airlines for 2018 based on quality of service, on-time performance, and claim processing.

More specifically, Athens International Airport (AIA) received a score of 9.3 for on-time performance, 8.6 for quality of service, 6.4 for claim processing and an overall 8.69. AIA comes after Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar with an overall score of 8.77 and before Tokyo’s Haneda Airport with...

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Athens and Santorini Top Spring 2018 Destinations for Travellers to Greece

Athens and Santorini — particularly FiraOia, Imerovigli, Kamari and Firostefani — top the most popular spring hot spots for foreign holidaymakers searching to travel in Greece, according to a survey released by hotel online search engine trivago.

Based on search volume in the first two weeks of March for trips to take place during the March-April-Maythree-month period, Athens (average preferred price of 109 euros / average stay duration of 4.1 days), Fira on Santorini (average...

Museum Of Ancient Greek Technology Kostas Kotsanas

The Museum of Ancient Greek Technology – Kostas Kotsanas opened its doors in a three-storey art nouveau building in central Athens this month, with exciting displays of technologies made by the ancient Greeks.

Some of the exhibitions currently underway include The Automatic Theaters of the Ancient Greeks, The Clocks of the Ancient Greeks, The Automatics of Heron, The Inventions of Archimedes, The Hydraulic Technology of the Ancient Greeks, Measuring Instruments, Tools and Machines of...

Life Gallery athens Hotel A New Wave Of Stylish Hospitality & Wellness…

Life Gallery athens, a new wave of stylish hospitality & wellness, a sense of balance and tranquility, nature and inspiration, light and creation, the best design boutique hotel in Athens, a rewarding experience.

A small hotel (just 28 rooms), with two discreet outdoor swimming pools in a briliant garden area,  a full service spa and restaurant, a 24-hour fitness centre, a bar/lounge and a cafe on site, a unique place where modern exquisite architecture finds its expression in a...

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Athens World Book Capital For 2018

Athens, Greece, is preparing to celebrate a whole year full of books, reading, culture and events that promote knowledge.

In less than 100 days, starting from April 23 and for a year, Athens will be known as the “World Book Capital” for 2018.

“World Book Capital” is a global UNESCO cultural event.

Athens this year has the opportunity to certify that it is one of the most important destinations of culture, knowledge and history,” Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis said in an announcement.

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Athens’ National Museum of Contemporary Art Ready for Action in 2018

The National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) located in the heart of Athens will be fully operational next year, its director Katerina Koskina told a press conference last week.

Construction on the former 1950s brewery to transform it into an 18,142m2 museum space started some 11 years ago. The legal procedures however have still not been completed, resulting in its losing a significant grant by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) and being unable to open fully to the public....

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Athens Named Best Emerging Culture City of 2017

Athens was announced on Friday as the ” Best Emerging Culture City of the Year” by the Leading Culture Destinations Awards (LCDA), during a ceremony at the Trafalgar St. James Hotel in London.

The award scheme, also known as the “Oscars for Museums”, celebrates the vibrancy and vitality of museums and institutions around the world, which are constantly evolving.

The Greek capital city won the award for Best Emerging Culture City in recognition that it managed to support culture and...