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Acropolis archaeological site closed also on July 5 due to heat wave hours

The archaeological site of the Acropolis in Athens will remain closed for second consecutive day during the hot hours of the day, also on Friday, July 5, 2019, due to the heat wave striking Greece. The Acropolis will be closed to visitors from 1 o’ clock noon time until 5 …

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Greece to open its first underwater archaeological site in Alonissos

Greece’s culture ministry has announced plans to open to visitors some of the country’s vast heritage of ancient shipwrecks, aiming to boost the economies of nearby islands. “The aim is to open important underwater monuments to visitors in the next two years,” the ministry said in a statement. “Developing underwater …

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First Four Seasons Hotel to open on my childhood’s favorite beach in Vouliagmeni

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and Astir Palace Vouliagmeni S.A. have announced plans to bring the first Four Seasons hotel to Greece on the Astir Palace peninsula. Following extensive upgrades to the existing hotel, the new hotel will debut as Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens in spring 2018. The luxurious complex in one of the most …

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Tax evasion: state ‘steals’ the state

That’s a true LOL story Made in Greece! The Culture Ministry has been systematically evading taxes for years or even decades or better say: state institutions have been depriving  the state from tax revenues. The incredible tax evasion was revealed at the museum of the the archaeological site of Knossos …

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Crete: Lightning injures 7 tourists in Knossos archaeological site

A lightning fell in the archaeological site of Knossos in Crete, on Friday morning injuring 6 tourists with one of them reportedly being in critical condition.  According to local media, the lightning fell at 9:30 in the morning near a group of Russian tourists visiting the site. The tourists had …

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