Linked with myths and legends across time, lighthouses have always been more than just operational Aids to Navigation. Often made of stone and built on inaccessible coastlines on islands or capes these sea signposts are part of a country’s cult…

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Would you ever expect from a small mountain village to serve as a reference point for visual artists and musicians? As a place of expression and inspiration where, apart from the paved alleys and the lush forest, one can also come across works o…

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A celebration of cinema and culture will be set up for the 5th consecutive year on the edge of the Aegean Sea, on the idyllic island of Castellorizo, Greece. The 5th "Beyond Borders" International Documentary Festival to be held from&n…

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Nestled in a steep cliff at an altitude of about 1,200 metres above sea level, the Sumela Monastery in Trabzon Province is believed to have a history of more than a thousand years. A site of major historical and cultural significance, as well as a pr…

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Sapientza or Sapienza is a Greek island off the southern coast of the Peloponnese, near the city of Methoni. It is the second-largest island of the Messenian Oinousses, a group of islands, which consists of three sm…

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Thanks to its proximity to the Greek capital, the island of Andros has been transformed into a summertime favorite for tourists, while managing to keep its unspoiled charm. Boasting a natural landscape with lush vegetation, imposing mountains, virgin…

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Minas Christidis and Ellie Lambeti in “A Matter of Dignity” (1958), dir. Michael Cacoyannis

In “A Matter of Dignity” (1958) directed by Michael Cacoyannis, a young woman named Chloe (Ellie Lambeti), child of a degraded Atheni…

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The first underwater museum in Greece, accessible to divers, has been inaugurated on Saturday 1 August 2020, at the site of an ancient shipwreck off the islet of Peristera, in the centre of the Aegean. The ribbon was cut at a depth of 25 metres by Re…

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The Castle of Ioannina is a fortified part of the city, on top a rocky promontory jutting into Lake Pamvotis. Its current form dates to a reconstruction in the late Ottoman period, retaining many elements of the earlier Byzantine fortress, based in i…

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Kastellorizo (alternatively spelled Castellorizo, and officially named to as Meyisti/Megisti) is the island furthest from the Greek mainland. It forms part of the Dodecanese archipelago, located on the eastern edge of the Aegean Sea, where it meets t…

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