The cultural treasure of Monemvasia

There are three museums in the Municipality of Monemvasia, the most important being the Monemvasia Archaeological Collection in the Monemvasia fortress, showing the town’s historical development from the early Christian era until the Turkish occupation. A quite different aspect is presented in the two folklore museums at Riechia and Velies, where the exhibits relate the …

Kinsterna Hotel Experience

Kinsterna ;one of the most beautiful hotels experience in Greece! A 13th century manor house in the hills near Monemvasia turned into a luxurious spa hotel with a great swimming pool and a restaurant serving refined Greek cuisine. The manor is situated amongst a seaside estate covered in olive and citrus groves as well as …

Asklepion has been identified in the ancient city of Kythnos

Rich and impressive was the 2016 archaeological finds on Kythnos island at location “Vryokastro” where the ancient capital of the island is located. As informed by, the excavation team, headed by Professor Alexander Mazarakis Ainian, the research focused on two public buildings (temples) of the Classical-Hellenistic period in Medium Platoma Upper Town. Indeed, one of …

Philippi becomes UNESCO World Heritage site

The archaeological site of Philippi situated in northern Greece has now been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. This is the most important archaeological site of eastern Macedonia, with characteristic monuments of the Hellenistic, Roman and Early Christian periods. The history of the site of Philippi begins in 360/359 B.C. when the colonists from …