Posts Tagged ‘Temple of Poseidon’

Acropolis-Full-Moon

The August full moon will be celebrated this year with over 110 free events and late-night openings of archaeological sites and museums across Greece on Sunday 10 August, 2014. (more…)

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History, culture and beauty… Greece’s archaeological sites and monuments have it all and more.

The immense cultural heritage of Greece spans back four and a half thousand years and makes each step a visitor takes a journey through centuries of time. Many of Greece’s imposing archaeological monuments have been constructed two and a half thousand years ago and still, every year, attract hundreds of thousands of visitors. A large number of Greece’s monuments that date back to all periods, are included in the World Cultural Heritage list of UNESCO. These monuments include some of the most important of the country such as the Acropolis of Athens and the archaeological sites of Olympia and Delphi. Welcome time travelers!

Archaeological Site of Knossos

Archaeological Site of Knossos

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Poseidon's Supermoon

The Supermoon rises over the Aegean Sea and the ancient Temple of Poseidon on Cape Sounion, south of Athens, around twilight on Saturday evening. The Moon is 14% larger and 30% brighter than usual.