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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, […]

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TripAdvisor: Top 10 Museums in Greece for 2017. Which museum on Crete is in top-10?

The 10 best Greek museums for 2017, according to Travelers’ Choice Awards on leading travel platform TripAdvisor, based on reviews from its users all over the world are as follows:. 1. Acropolis Museum | Athens, Greece 2. Heraklion Archaeological Museum | Heraklion, Greece 3. National Archaeological Museum | Athens, Greec 4. Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) | Vergina, Greece 5.  Delphi […]

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Rare artifacts and complex features in architecture found in Minoan palace on Cretan mountain

Staircases, richly decorated walls and important artifacts are among the findings of this past season’s excavations at the extensive and complex Minoan palace of Zominthos, on the Psiloritis mountain in Rethymnon,  Greece’s Ministry of Culture and Sports announced Monday. The excavations on the palace were carried out by emerita director of antiquities Efi Sapouna-Sakellaraki from […]

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