A ‘New Ephesus’ is Waiting to be Unearthed at Parion, Turkey

Archaeological excavations at Parion, the ancient port of the Hellenistic period in today’s north-west Turkey, have shown that hundreds of large buildings are buried...

Rock-Carved Greek Orthodox Monastery in Turkey Opens for Tourists

After Sumela, Turkey’s second largest monastery built out of a mountain, the Virgin Mary Monastery in the Black Sea province of Giresun is awaiting...

1,800-Year-Old Greek Orthodox Church in Turkey Faces Risk of Collapse

An 1,800-year-old Greek Orthodox Church and its monastery situated on the Kameriye (Kamelya) Island in the Aegean Sea, just off the Aegean province of...

Istanbul Patriarchate Purchases World’s Third Oldest Church

The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Istanbul has purchased what is considered to be the world's third oldest church, the head priest of Halki Seminary,...

Impressive Exhibition ‘Pompeii and the Greeks’ Opens in Italy

The large exhibition "Pompei ei Greci" (Pompeii and the Greeks) opens its doors on April 12, 2017 exposing the magnificence of Ancient Greece beyond...

Explore the Stunning and Pristinely Preserved Ancient Greek Ruins of Sicily!

One of the best places on the planet to see pristinely preserved ancient Greek ruins is Sicily. The island is dotted with Greek ruins...

A Book on the 150 Greek Newspapers of Istanbul

A book about the 150 Greek newspapers that have been published through the ages in Istanbul is to be presented at the Consulate of...

Albanian Authorities Order the Evacuation of 19 Greek Homes in Himare

Nineteen Greek expatriate families living in Himare, Albania, were ordered by local authorities to evacuate their homes within five days because they will be...
Hagia Sophia Quran recitation

Permanent Imam Is Appointed at Hagia Sophia

The position of Imam at Hagia Sophia that was established in 1936 but remained vacant for years has now been filled, as a permanent...

Digital Map Traces Turkey’s Minorities’ Cultural Heritage

"Türkiye Kültürel Varlıkları Haritası" (Turkey's Map of Cultural Heritages) is a new digital platform that brings together Armenian, Greek, Jewish and Syriac cultural heritages,...