Things to do in Greece

Greece (Greek: Ελλάδα, Elláda Greek pronunciation: [eˈlaða]), officially the Hellenic Republic (Greek: Ελληνική Δημοκρατία, Ellinikí Dimokratía Greek pronunciation: [eliniˈci ðimokraˈti.a]), historically also known as Hellas (Ancient Greek: Ἑλλάς, Hellás Greek pronunciation: [heˈlas]), is a country located in Southern and Southeast Europe, with a population of approximately 11 million as of 2016. Athens is the nation's capital and largest city, followed by Thessaloniki. Greece is located at the

Monastir Synagogue (Thessaloniki)

The Monastir Synagogue (Hebrew: קהל קדוש מונאסטירליס‎, Judeo-Spanish "Kal de los Monastirlis") is a historic synagogue of the once vibrant Jewish comm

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Beth Shalom Synagogue (Athens)

Beth Shalom Synagogue (Hebrew: בית כנסת בית שלום‎) is the principal synagogue of Athens, Greece. It was built in 1935 of white Pentelic marble, the a

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Kahal Shalom Synagogue

The Kahal Shalom Synagogue (Hebrew: בית הכנסת קהל קדוש שלום‎, or Beit HaKnesset Kahal Kadosh Shalom meaning Synagogue of the Holy Congregation of Peac

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Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia

The Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia, an Archaic site devoted in Classical times to Artemis, was one of the most important religious sites in the Greek cit

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National Observatory of Athens

The National Observatory of Athens (NOA; Greek: Εθνικό Αστεροσκοπείο Αθηνών) is a research institute in Athens, Greece. Founded in 1842, it is the old

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Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki

The Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki (Greek: Εβραϊκό Μουσείο Θεσσαλονίκης) (Judaeo-Spanish or Ladino: Museo Djidio De Salonik) is a museum in Thessalonik

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Electric Railways Museum of Piraeus

The Electric Railways Museum of Piraeus (Greek: Μουσείο Ηλεκτρικών Σιδηροδρόμων (or) Μουσείο ΗΣΑΠ) is a railway museum in Piraeus, Greece. The museum

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Railway Museum of Athens

The Railway Museum of Athens, Greece, was founded by the Hellenic Railways Organisation (OSE) in 1978. It is currently located at 4 Siokou Street, nex

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Railway Museum of Thessaloniki

The Railway Museum of Thessaloniki is a museum in Eleftherio-Kordelio, a municipality of the city of Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece. It was f

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Hellenic Maritime Museum

The first attempt to establish the Hellenic Maritime Museum was in the newly established Greek state in 1867. That year the master of the Navy Gerasim

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Aegean Maritime Museum

The Aegean Maritime Museum is a maritime museum in Mykonos, Greece. The founder and chairman of the museum, George M. Drakopoulos, received the Athens

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Drossinis Museum

Drossinis Museum is in the center of Kifisia, a northern suburb of Athens, and it is housed in “Amaryllis” villa, where Georgios Drossinis lived in h

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Costume Museum (Kastoria)

The Kastoria Costume Museum opened in 1999 and is run by Harmony, a music and literary association. It is housed in the residence of the Emmanouil bro

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Athens University Museum

The Athens University Museum is a museum in Plaka, Athens, Greece. The building was a structure of the Ottoman period but fundamentally restructured b

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