Our beloved Athens in all its glory! How to get the most out of it? Let us be your #MentorInGreece! #Acropolis #Athens #AncientGreece #AncientGreek #Greece #Greek #Hellas #Hellenic #StudyAbroad #StudyAbroadInGreece #StudyInGreece #Mentor video credit: Stian Rekdal

This is a project I did on behalf of VisitGreece / the Greek National Tourism Organisation in Music: "Watching the Storm" by Licensed from…

After much deliberation, UNESCO decides each year on new sites worthy of World Heritage status to add to its eclectic list of more than a thousand places of “outstanding universal value to humanity.” National Geographic chose the 10 favourites for travellers and guess which one is first on the list: the Archaeological Site of Philippi (listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in July 2016) How to get the most out of it while travelling to Greece? Let us Mentor you! 😉  #Philippi #Macedonia…

Picture of the theater at the archaeological site of Philippi in eastern Macedonia

Dodona is regarded as the oldest Hellenic oracle, possibly dating to the second millennium B.C. second in fame only to Delphi. The Naia Festival (famous Panhellenic athletic and drama contests) was held here every 4 years in honour of Zeus.   Here lies the largest and best preserved theatre on the Greek mainland, the great Theatre of Dodona, built approximately in the early 3rd B.C. Once seated 17,000 in its heyday, it is now used for summer presentations of ancient Greek drama. #Dodona…

Dodona is regarded as the oldest Hellenic oracle, possibly dating to the second millennium B.C. second in fame only to Delphi. The Naia Festival (famous Panhellenic athletic and drama contests) was held here every 4 years in honour of Zeus. Here lies the largest and best preserved theatre on the Greek mainland, the great Theatre of Dodona, built approximately in the early 3rd B.C. Once seated 17,000 in its heyday, it is now used for summer presentations of ancient Greek drama. #Dodona…

Dion, Pieria  Greece is blesse with many extraordinary archaeological sites but there is definitely something exceptional about Dion. Being on the foothills of mythical Mt. Olympus, in an area provided with inexhaustible natural charm, Dion was the religious centre of the Ancient Macedonians during the 5th century B.C., devoted primarily to Olympian Zeus and his daughters, the Muses. #Δίον #Dion #Pieria #Macedonia #Olympus #Macedonian #Zeus #Muses #AlexandertheGreat #sanctuary…

Dion, Pieria Greece is blesse with many extraordinary archaeological sites but there is definitely something exceptional about Dion. Being on the foothills of mythical Mt. Olympus, in an area provided with inexhaustible natural charm, Dion was the religious centre of the Ancient Macedonians during the 5th century B.C., devoted primarily to Olympian Zeus and his daughters, the Muses. #Δίον #Dion #Pieria #Macedonia #Olympus #Macedonian #Zeus #Muses #AlexandertheGreat #sanctuary…

Considered Europe's oldest city, the prominent centre of the Minoan Civilisation and according to tradition, the birthplace of thrilling stories, such as the myths of Theseus and the Minotaur and that of Daedalus and Icarus, the magnificent Knossos was inhabited from the Neolithic period (7,000-3,000 BCE) and was abandoned after its destruction in 1,375 BCE, which marked the end of the glorious kingdom of the legendary king Minos.  #Κνωσσός #Knossos #Minoan #Crete #AncientGreece…

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Welcome July!  At the top of a mighty bare rock that rises 116 metres above sea level at the island of Rhodes, stands the striking Acropolis of Lindos. The thrilling Doric Temple of Athena was built in the 4th century BCE by the tyrant Cleobulus, one of the Seven Sages of the ancient Greek world. Its outstanding location offers a breathtaking scenic view of the sea.  How to get the most out of it while travelling to Greece? Let us Mentor you! ;) #Lindos #Rhodes #Athena #Greece…

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Hello June; hello summer! ☀  The #Cyclades fulfil their collective name (kyklos in #Greek means circle) by encircling the mythical birthplace of Apollo and Artemis, the twin offspring of Zeus by Leto, the sacred island of #Delos, which was a major religious centre for the ancient Greeks in the Archaic and Classical periods, second in significance only to Delphi. In fact, the island was so sacred that, at one point, no one was permitted to be born or to die there! #MentorInGreece

Explore the island of Delos, one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece. Discover the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis and the center of the Cyclades in ancient times. Dive deep in ancient history and.

Sanctuary of the Great Gods, Samothrace  Located on the north coast of the island of Samothrace, between the small village of Paleopoli and the Mount Fengari, lies one of the most significant archeological sites in Greece, one of the principal Pan-Hellenic religious sanctuaries, the Samothrace Temple Complex, known as the Sanctuary of the Great Gods, the so-called “Kabeiroi” (whose identity and nature still remains ambiguous). #Σαμοθράκη #Samothrace #Thrace #GreatGods #Gods #Kabeiroi #Greece

Sanctuary of the Great Gods, Samothrace Located on the north coast of the island of Samothrace, between the small village of Paleopoli and the Mount Fengari, lies one of the most significant archeological sites in Greece, one of the principal Pan-Hellenic religious sanctuaries, the Samothrace Temple Complex, known as the Sanctuary of the Great Gods, the so-called “Kabeiroi” (whose identity and nature still remains ambiguous). #Σαμοθράκη #Samothrace #Thrace #GreatGods #Gods #Kabeiroi #Greece

Despite a turbulent series of serious damages and repairs, the Ancient Agora of Athens boasts today several alluring sites, including the striking -reconstructed- Hellenistic Stoa of Attalos, built by and named after King Attalos II of Pergamon in the 2nd century BCE. Restored and reconstructed in the 20th century to its original form, the Stoa houses the Museum of Ancient Agora since 1957. #Greece #MentorInGreece #Mentor

Despite a turbulent series of serious damages and repairs, the Ancient Agora of Athens boasts today several alluring sites, including the striking -reconstructed- Hellenistic Stoa of Attalos, built by and named after King Attalos II of Pergamon in the 2nd century BCE. Restored and reconstructed in the 20th century to its original form, the Stoa houses the Museum of Ancient Agora since 1957. #Greece #MentorInGreece #Mentor

Hello October! 🍂 The city of Athens, Greece, with its famous Acropolis, has come to symbolise the whole of the country in the popular imagination, and not without cause. Athens began as a small, Mycenaean community and grew to become a city that, at its height, epitomised the best of Greek virtues and enjoyed such prestige that the Spartans refused to sack the city or enslave the citizens, even after Athens' defeat in the Peloponnesian War. #MentorInGreece #Αθήνα #Athens #AncientGreece…

Hello October! 🍂 The city of Athens, Greece, with its famous Acropolis, has come to symbolise the whole of the country in the popular imagination, and not without cause. Athens began as a small, Mycenaean community and grew to become a city that, at its height, epitomised the best of Greek virtues and enjoyed such prestige that the Spartans refused to sack the city or enslave the citizens, even after Athens' defeat in the Peloponnesian War. #MentorInGreece #Αθήνα #Athens #AncientGreece…


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