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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!

The Most Popular Landmarks In Greece
Key Takeaways Greece is a country rich in history and culture, and it is home to several popular landmarks that attract millions of visitors each y...
Ancient Greek Philosophers
Key Takeaways Greek culture is the number one exportable product of Greece, with Greek philosophy being a significant part of it. The ancient Gree...
A Short Guide to Meteora Monasteries
Key Takeaways Meteora's awe-inspiring rock formations and rich history make it a must-visit natural landmark in Thessaly, with evidence of ancient ...
The Most Famous Paintings of El Greco
Key Takeaways El Greco, a great painter of the Renaissance from Crete, lived and worked in Spain, earning the nickname "The Greek." His artistic j...
The Sunday Dinner Tradition in Greece
Key Takeaways The family institution is deeply valued in Greek culture, with the tradition of the Sunday dinner table bringing generations together...
The Faces of Modern Greek Literature
Key Takeaways Greek culture's vast heritage has left a significant impact on the world, extending beyond science and language to include literature...
Following the Labors of Hercules
Key Takeaways Hercules' Twelve Labours demonstrated his heroic virtues and unwavering resolve in overcoming formidable challenges. These mythic La...
The Trojan War; Myth or History?
Key Takeaways The Trojan War warns against the dangers of pride and arrogance in triggering devastating conflicts. Loyalty and betrayal played piv...
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