Articles of interest in Piraeus
The Archeological Museum of Eleusis is a museum in Eleusis, Attica, Greece. The museum is located inside the archaeological site of Eleusis. Built in 1890, by the plans of the German architect Kaverau, to keep the findings of the excavations, and af…
The Altar of Zeus Agoraios (meaning Zeus of the Agora) is a 4th-century BC altar located north-west of the Ancient Agora of Athens, constructed from white marble, 9 m deep and 5.5 m wide.
The Railway Museum of Athens, Greece, was founded by the Hellenic Railways Organisation (OSE) in 1978. It is currently located at 4 Siokou Street, next to the mainline from Athens to Inoi. The museum has a collection of items related to the history …
The Nikaia Olympic Weightlifting Hall is an indoor arena in Nikaia, near Piraeus. It hosted the weightlifting events at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. The venue was officially opened on August 14, 2004, the day after the beginning of th…
Museum of the History of the Greek Costume is a special interest museum in Athens, Greece.
The Museum of the Center for the Acropolis Studies is a museum in Athens, Greece, a part of the new Acropolis Museum and its research workshops. It is housed in the Wilhelm von Weiler Building, named after the Bavarian engineer who designed it in 18…
Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum is a museum in Athens, Greece, created by the renowned Greek jewellery designer Ilias Lalounis. It comprises 24 collections of a total of over 4,000 jewels and small ornaments dedicated to the history and art of jewell…
The Hellinikon Olympic Hockey Centre was the site of the field hockey events at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. Located in the Hellinikon Olympic Complex, the facility consists of two hockey fields. The larger stadium seats 7,200 fans – though o…
The Hellenic Military Geographical Service or HMGS (Greek: Γεωγραφική Υπηρεσία Στρατού or Γ.Υ.Σ.), is the Greek military mapping agency.
Diomedes Komnenos (Greek: Διομήδης Κομνηνός; 1956–1973), a Greek high school student, is the first casualty of the Athens Polytechnic uprising.
The Vorres Museum is a diachronic museum of folk and contemporary art in Paiania, East Attica, Greece. Its grounds cover 80 acres (320,000 m2) including several buildings, gardens and courtyards. Its collection includes over 6000 pieces covering 400…
The Syntagma Metro Station Archeological Collection is a museum in Athens, Greece.
Nerantziotissa station is a complex of two train stations located in Maroussi, Greece, a northern suburb of Athens. The first is a station of the Athens Metro (line 1, ISAP) and the second is a suburban railway (Proastiakos) station. Its name comes …
Nea Filothei is a neighborhood of Athens, Greece.
National Glyptotheque (Greek: Εθνική Γλυπτοθήκη) is a sculpture museum located in Athens, Greece. It is an annex of the National Gallery of Greece. The museum was established in 2004 and became the first National Glyptotheque of Greece. It houses a …
Museum of the City of Athens Vouros - Eutaxias is a museum in Athens, Greece. It houses a collection of a variety of Athens-related items collected by art collector Lambros Eutaxias (1905-1996). It includes antiquities, Byzantine art, sculptures, pa…
The Museum of Popular Music Instruments (Greek: Μουσείο Ελληνικών Λαϊκών Μουσικών Οργάνων), is a museum and Research Centre for Ethnomusicology in the Lassanis Mansion, Plaka, Athens, Greece.
The Museum of Pavlos and Alexandra Kanellopoulou is a museum of antiquities in Athens, Greece. Founded in 1976, it comprises the private collection of Paul and Alexandra Kanellopoulos which was donated to the Greek state. It is housed in the neoclas…
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