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National Archaeological Museum

History & Archaeology July 29, 2010

The National Archaeological Museum is the biggest museum of Athens and one of the most important in the world. It is situated in a majestic neoclassical building created by L...

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Institute of study of Greek Contemporary…

Ethnographic & Folklore September 16, 2010

The goal of the Institute of study of Greek Contemporary Ceramic Art is to study, preserve and present the ceramic Greek art mostly of the 19th century. He institute is...

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Industrial Gas Museum

Science & Nature March 11, 2014

In 1857 Francois Theophile Feraldi undertakes the task of lighting Athens with coal gas. Athens Municipality grants the French businessman a 50 year prerogative. For approximately 60 years, the streets...

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Goulandris Natural History Museum

Science & Nature April 6, 2014

The Goulandris Museum of Natural History is a museum in Kifisia, a northeastern suburb of Athens, Greece. It was founded by Angelos Goulandris and Niki Goulandris in 1965 in order...

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EMST National Museum of Contemporary Art…

Art & Design July 28, 2010

The National Museum of Contemporary Art is fairly new since it started operating in 2000. Its’ aim is to offer an official space for contemporary Greek and foreign artists, to...

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Numismatic Museum

History & Archaeology July 27, 2010

The Numismatic Museum is in the house of the famous archaeologist, Heinrich Schliemann. The building- designed by Schliemann’s friend Ziller- was completed in 1881. It is one of the few...

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Exhibitions

June 27, 2017 Events

Group show 'HL2805xy57' at Kappatos Gallery

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Kappatos Gallery presents a series of works by eleven participating artists. The exhibition“HL2805xy57” is a route to artists who have devised an important course in contemporary art internationally, as well ...

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April 8, 2017 Events

documenta 14, Athens 2017

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On April 8, documenta 14 opens its exhibition in Athens.

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Latest stories

Until 2020 the next stage of t…

Monuments at the Athens Acropolis will undergo a new series of restoration works until 2020 with a 5 million euros  budget which will include works...

June 28, 2017

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International Museum Day 2016 …

The International Council of Museums (ICOM) – Hellenic National Committee will honor the National Archaeological Museum in Athens Greece, on the occasion of International Museum...

May 11, 2016

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Academy of Plato Digital Museu…

A new digital, interactive multimedia museum that will be open to the public will be created in the area of the Academy of Plato. The...

December 1, 2015

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The Acropolis Museum celebrate…

On the occasion of its sixth birthday, the Acropolis Museum will commence a series of exhibitions from regional Greece so that exceptional archaeological finds in...

June 18, 2015

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Free guided tours in Athens - …

A great opportunity to have a tour to better know the city, is given through the free guided tours to archaeological sites and neighbourhoods of...

January 1, 2015

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36 Hours in Athens - The New Y…

After years of economic turmoil, Athens’s self-confidence and creativity are stirring again, with new restaurants, shops and a blossoming of local pride.

October 20, 2014

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Clooney’s wife Amal Alamuddin …

Greek government enlists Lebanese-born human rights lawyer to help secure repatriation of ancient statues from the UK.

October 11, 2014

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Renovation and Expansion of th…

A characteristic example of the International Style, the National Gallery building was designed by the architects Professors N. Moutsopoulos, Pavlos Mylonas and Dimitris Fatouros. (The...

June 30, 2014

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Athens Trademarks

Hansen’s Architectural Trilogy

Hansen envisioned three neoclassical lustrous building that would be the one next to the other...

February 27, 2012

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Eye Clinic of Athens

This building creates a sharp contrast to Hansen’s architectural trilogy as it is a rare...

February 27, 2012

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Presidential Mansion (New Pala…

When King Constantine was born the construction of a new palace was decided. The building...

February 27, 2012

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