The Athens metro takes us back in time! | protothemanews.com

.entry-header The exhibition of antiquities found in the Athens metro rail area is open to the public and free of charge .entry-excerpt Did you know that you can visit an underground museum in Athens with replicas of the famous sculptures of Parthenon, Athenian amphoras, ancient toys, funeral monuments and parts of one of the oldest bridges found in Attica? The …

South Aegean Region Actively Promotes the UN Clean Seas Campaign | GreekReporter.com

The Regional Governor of the South Aegean region, George Hatzomarkos, has actively taken part in the United Nations Environment Program’s (UNEP) Clean Seas Campaign. The protection of the marine environment of the South Aegean plays a fundamental role in the sustainable development of the largest tourist Region of Greece. (Courtesy of CleanSeas.org). According to the regional governor, “The South Aegean …

Rare exhibit in Athens features 7,000-year-old enigma | Neos Kosmos

google_ad_section_start google_ad_section_end The statue from the Neolithic period has continued to puzzle archaeologists, who are still uncertain of its origins in Greece or the sex of the figure. The ‘7,000-year-old enigma’ is currently on display at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens. After years of boggling the minds of Greek archaeologists, a 7,000-year-old bird-like statue has been put on display …

City of Athens – A Portrait of a Changing Metropolis

CITY OF ATHENS is a non-narrative short film, a portrait of a changing Metropolis from filmmaker and award-winning photographer Alexandros Maragos. The film is a homage to the capital of Greece. It features hyperlapse, timelapse and drivelapse cinematography of the urban area, the skyline and the architecture of “το κλεινόν άστυ” / the glorious city. Shot almost entirely from the highest rooftops, hills, and …

Archaeological Sites to Visit in Naxos Island | GreekReporter.com

Naxos is big a Greek island located in the Aegean Sea and part of the group of the Cycladic Islands. This favorite touristic destination is an ideal place to visit also during the low season. Its rich history has left a tangible mark that visitors interested in archaeology should take the time to visit. Here are a few of must-see …