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Ancient Nemea to be awarded EU Heritage Label

The archaeological site of the Ancient Nemea will become the second heritage attraction in Greece to be awarded the EU’s Heritage Label, the Culture Ministry announced on Friday. The award ceremony will take place on June 13 in Brussels. Located near the city of Corinth in Peloponnese, Nemea is steeped …

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Excavation of ancient Athens neighborhood opens for public at Acropolis Museum

Baths of lavish mansions, workshops, storage rooms and streets of an ancient Athens neighborhood south of the Acropolis have been opened to visitors of the Acropolis Museum. The excavation site extends over an area of 4,000 sq meters and is located beneath the Museum. For the first time, the visitors …

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Pikermi excavation: When monkey, giraffes, rhinos and hyenas lived near Athens

It was in 1835, a few years after the founding of the Greek state, when a Bavarian soldier of King Otto’s army walks along the banks of the Great Stream of ​​Pikermi, known today as Valanaris. While searching for something that he could take back to his homeland, he finds …

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