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Greek History & Culture

Golden-sand beaches and eternal sunshine are not all that Greece is known for. In fact, some of the biggest characteristics of Greece are its vast history and wealthy culture that has been formed through the passing of thousands of years. Even if you’re not a history buff, you cannot stand unmoved before Greece’s ancient ruins and cultural artifacts.

The famous Acropolis Hill in Athens, Naxos’ Portara, Crete’s Knossos Palace, the sites that are included in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list, and all the fascinating museums and galleries the country is brimful with are good enough reasons to make you explore a past world full of glam and glory! Here, you will get a taste of the monuments, archaeological ruins, and cultural sights you can visit during your trip to Greece!

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