The board of the Central Archaeological Council (KAS) recalled its decision to allow a construction company to erect a new nine-floor building near the Acropolis, saying it would obstruct the view of the Acropolis Hill.
A ministerial decision signed by Environment and Energy Minister George Stathakis will temporarily stop new building permits being issued for buildings exceeding 17.5 metres in the Koukaki-Makrygianni neighbourhoods, south of the Athens…
One of the most emblematic personalities of contemporary Greece, Melina Mercouri, had a brilliant career both within modern cinema and the country’s political scene.
The Central Archaeological Council (KAS) has decided to investigate complaints that construction plans for two hotels south of the Athens Acropolis violate height rules and obstruct views of the monument.
The Athens municipal authority on Tuesday called on the government to amend new zoning regulations that threaten to inundate the Greek capital's skyline with tall buildings that obstruct views of its most important monument.
More than 4,100 citizens' signatures within three days have been gathered for an online protest against the construction of ten-storey buildings in the shadow of the Acropolis.
ELSTAT, Greece’s official statistics authority, issued a report last week denoting a recent surge in the volume of museum visits for the year 2018. The museum and archaeological exhibitions industry were part of the most vivid branches of…
The Ministry of Culture said on Tuesday it had registered itself as ex lege rightful owner of the Acropolis, putting to rest "the false issue" of whether property rights to ancient monuments have been turned over to foreign entities or…
Ministry of Culture staff, including guards and archaeologists, held a protest rally at the entrance to the Acropolis on Thursday, for a 24-hour strike they had called.
Police patrols in the area of the Acropolis in the first ten days of the month resulted in 747 people being checked and eight arrests, police said Friday.