The town of Sparta in the Peloponnese is famous as the site of the eponymous Ancient Greek city-state, one of the most prominent ones in Greek history, and arguably the greatest military land-power in Greece for several centuries.

Ancient Sparta

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The National Gallery - Alexandros Soutsos Museum is the most important in art gallery in Greece; it was founded in 1900 and is located in the centre of Athens. It houses around 20,000 works of art including paintings, sculptures and prints, predomina…

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The 15th Los Angeles Greek Film Festival is celebrating the breadth and depth of Greek Cinema today. The LAGFF virtual edition will offer New Greek Cinema with curated features, shorts, documentaries, animations on a secure platform accompanied by a…

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Just a few meters away from the Greek Parliament’s building - right behind the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Amalias Avenue- lies the National Garden of Athens which, together with the Ζappeion Hall, covers 24 hectares full of vegeta…

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The small island of Patmos, part of the Dodecanese complex in the central Aegean, is known, above all, as the location where John the Apostle received his visions and recorded them in the Book of Revelation, the final book of the New Testament. An im…

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A museum dedicated to Philhellenism, founded, and operated by the Society for Hellenism and Philhellenism (SHP) has recently opened its doors in Athens. For the moment, due to the pandemic, only online visits are possible through a 3D virtual tour&n…

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When the so-called Generation of the 1930s, the predominant modernist movements in Greece, established the term and notion of "Greekness", they associated it with various aspects of what they perceived as a genuine form of national identity. In this…

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At about 80 km from Athens, where the Peloponnese peninsula starts, an imposing fortress stands on the Acrocorinth, the acropolis of ancient Corinth. The archaeological site, sitting on a 575-metre monolithic rock that dominates the plain, offers an…

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The Cultural Route of the Ancient Theatres of Epirus is a project inaugurated by the regional authority of Epirus with the aim to promote the region’s five architectural treasures from antiquity (Dodona, Gitana, Amvrakia, Kassope and the Roman…

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