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.
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Greece has 18 UNESCO “World Heritage Monuments” according to UNESCO the UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization.
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Kalabaka, sometimes called Kalambaka or Kalampaka, is a small town in Thessaly, Greece and is the gateway to UNESCO World Heritage Site, Meteora.
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From enjoying fresh tomatoes to visiting a Blue Zone island and witnessing the birthplace of Apollo, Greece has something for everyone.
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.
Due to its ancient history, it should not come as a surprise that Greece boasts a rich list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Greece is a country that could easily overwhelm first-time visitors thanks to its sheer volume of historic and archaeological sites and there are so many places to see and experience.
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The Venetian-styled Old Town of Corfu, sitting on the tranquil waters of the Ionian Sea, has a very simple secret – do not mark out a specific route, but wander freely through the neighbourhoods.
Not only is Rhodes full of natural beauty, it is home to a rich history that spans from the ancient and medieval eras to today.
Travelling To Greece? Here Are Some Historical Monuments To See; Orioritse Tariemi; Guardian Nigeria
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.
Meteora, Greece, is like no other place on Earth; indeed, in many ways, it looks as if it is on another planet, with stalagmite-like rocks.
Nea Moni Monastery, A Historical Treasure on the Greek Island of Chios; Patricia Claus; Greek Reporter
The Nea Moni Monastery on the Greek island of Chios is a treasure from Greece’s long history, now listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
UNESCO advises travelers to Greece to visit 18 monuments that are an absolute must as World Heritage Monuments.
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.
With its sun-dappled alpine landscape, laid-back lochs and underrated archaeology, Meteora in Greece offers something a little bit different.
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One thing you want to be sure to add to your itinerary is visiting the ancient Greek monasteries. Here are the top 10 monasteries in Greece.