Benaki Museum is among the most extensive and innovative cultural organizations in Greece and Europe. The collections and the satellite museums cover historical periods from Antiquity and Byzance to the XX century and large geographical areas from Europe to China.
The Agora of Athens was the birthplace of Democracy, of Justice, of Equality of Speech, of Equality before the Law, of Freedom of Speech, Debate, and Democracy. A unifying monument for humanity and a great symbol for peace, progress and Freedom.
HotelAthensGreece.com will take you to all those hotel properties that offer great value for money. They are located in the heart of Athens high and are on hospitality, besides being extraordinarily close to all the major attractions that the city has to offer.
Athens’ Ilias Lalaounis Jewellery Museum is a perfect place for travelers to get a taste of this. The jewellery and decorative arts displayed here are inspired by the various periods in Greek history, and are done by lias Lalaounis, a famous jeweler in Greece.
The Greek capital is a great city for both a city-break or an extended stay. Visitors soon learn that it’s a prime destination for budget-savvy travel. Choosing a budget accommodation in Athens can be challenging. Hotelathensgreece.com has put together in this guide five tips to help you find a good […]
Visual artist Nina Pappa takes visitors on a multilevel walk through the space housing the exhibits; a complex audiovisual experience of the world of epigraphy that will introduce them to with the work and experiences of epigraphists.
Visit Plaka the oldest and most attractive neighborhood of Athens. Stroll around the narrow streets and enjoy the neoclassical mansions, climb up the steps to Anafiotica and explore a hidden small village in the heart of Athens!
How to get from Athens airport to Piraeus port map 1) the bus The best value for money transfer option for Piraeus Port is the bus. You can catch the bus X96 Piraeus – Athens Airport from the designate area at the arrivals level (between Exit 4 and Exit […]
Athens is the historical capital of Europe, with a long history, dating from the first settlement in the Neolithic age. In the 5th Century BC (the “Golden Age of Pericles”) – the culmination of Athens’ long, fascinating history – the city’s values and civilization acquired a universal significance. Over the […]
Despite its small size, Greece has a varied climate. Most of the country, including all coastal areas, enjoys the so-called Mediterranean climate. Weather in Greece is almost identical to much of California’s. Summers are hot and dry with a 8 month period of near-constant sunshine generally from Mars until November. […]
How to dress in Greece – dress-code “How to dress in Greece ?” is one question that comes up often from travelers. Well the truth is that there is no short answer to this question. There is not something like a formal dress code in Greece, but we can try […]
Visitors of Greece seem to have conflicting information concerning the safety of drinking water. Maybe this is because there really isn’t a “yes” or “no” answer, more of a “sometimes you can”, and “sometimes you might not want to”. Throughout the country you will see Greeks drinking tap water without […]
picture from PIXNIO Getting to/from the Athens International Airport and the city center, located about 20 km (12 miles) east can be achieved via: • Metro: Take Metro Line 3 (Aghia Marina – Douk. Plakentias – Athens International Airport), which connects the Athens airport with the city center. Trains run […]
Athens the Numismatic Museum The Numismatic Museum in Athens, founded in 1834, is located in the so-called Illiu Malathron or the mansion of the famous archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann, who discovered the ancient city of Troy. The mansion was the most magnificent private apartments of the city, combining in its design […]
Athens from East to West 1821-1896 Benaki Museum, 12/02/2020 – 26/04/2020 A historical documentary by Maria Iliou and a photographic exhibition In the course of the screenings of the documentary “Smyrna, the Destruction of a Cosmopolitan City“, Angelos Delivorrias and Maria Iliou frequently discussed Maria’s new project which comprised five […]
The museum is housed in the stoa (a long colonnaded building) erected by Attalus II, king of Pergamum in the 2nd century BC, and reconstructed by the American School of Classical Studies in 1956. The museum’ s collection, one of the most important in Athens, encompasses finds related to the […]