Category: Greece

Greek Heritage Of Unesco Seeks “Balance” Between Protection And Tourism; Greek City Times

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With 18 UNESCO World Heritage sites, including the iconic acropolis of Athens, Greece benefits considerably from the reinforced protection of these monuments and at the same time bets on their tourism development, a “delicate balance”, according to experts.

Source: Greek Heritage Of Unesco Seeks “Balance” Between Protection And Tourism

United against fire, flood and erosion: Europe must save its cultural heritage; AfricaNews

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Heritage sites represent the past and future of our common European culture and identity. However, many of them are under serious threat: climate change and environmental degradation put our cultural heritage at an increased risk.

Source: United against fire, flood and erosion: Europe must save its cultural heritage | View

Travelling To Greece? Here Are Some Historical Monuments To See; Orioritse Tariemi; Guardian Nigeria

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Looking to travel and explore new cities, Greece is one city to add to your list.  If you’re a history buff like Orioritse Tariemi, then you probably know all about Greek mythology, and the tingling feeling to experience these in real life remains unmatched.  So if you appreciate history and culture, Greece is the city for you and not just because of its great food, bubbling nightlife and affordability.

Source: Travelling To Greece? Here Are Some Historical Monuments To See

UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Greece 2021; Greek City Times

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Greece’s second-largest city, Thessalonika, is a bustling and modern city dotted with incredible Christian monuments. The city, built from the 4th to 15th Century, was one of the first bases for the spread of Christianity and today 15 monuments are listed under the UNESCO designation.

Source: UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Greece 2021 — Greek City Times