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Archaeological Museum Patras

The Archaeological Museum of Patras is one of the most prominent museums in Greece, along with the National Archaeological Museum of Athens and the Acropolis Museum, as well as those in Thessaloniki, Delos, Delphi, and Olympia. It houses collections about the history of Patras and the surrounding area from prehistory to the end of Roman […]

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Olympia History

In western Peloponnese, in the beautiful valley of the Alpheios river, lies the most celebrated sanctuary of ancient Greece. Dedicated to Zeus, the father of the gods, it sprawls over the southwest foot of Mount Kronios, at the confluence of the Alpheios and the Kladeos rivers, in a lush, green landscape. Although secluded near the […]

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Delphi

History At the foot of Mount Parnassos, within the angle formed by the twin rocks of the Phaedriades, lies the Pan-Hellenic sanctuary of Delphi, which had the most famous oracle of ancient Greece. Delphi was regarded as the centre of the world. According to mythology, it is here that the two eagles sent out by […]

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National Archeological Museum

The fully renovated National Archeological Museum is one of the biggest and most remarkable archeological museums in the world. Its numerous and outstanding exhibits give you the opportunity to travel back in history. Without a doubt its treasures will mesmerize you and it is really worth to visit it more than once. If you are […]

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Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum was founded to exhibit all the significant finds from the Sacred Rock and its foothills. It was designed by architect Bernard Tschumi with Michael Photiadis and inaugurated in the summer of 2009. The Museum hosts its collections across three levels, as well as in the archaeological excavation that lies at its foundations. […]

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Museums

Greek culture is one of the most emblematic in the world. The habitation of Greece from deep prehistory, the miracle of classical Greek culture, the glory of Byzantium, and the country’s modern history excite the imagination. Greece is truly a vast exhibition area in which centuries, influences and everyday life are intermingled. Whoever has the […]

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