Museums and Archaeological Sites

The Hellenic Republic or Greece, as the cradle of the Mediterranean culture, possesses the greatest history and culture in the world and that can be seen in the any of the hundreds of museums and archaeological sites all over this incredible country. Some of the best Archaeological and Ancient Art Museums in the world are located here because Hellas, Greece or the Hellenic Republic has been appointed as the main cultural spotlight of the ancient civilizations. Among the most important museums in the world, Hellasob.com would like to make a special mention of two of the most relevant world-class museums: the National Archaeological Museum of Athens and The Acropolis Museum of Athens; they both are without doubt the most famous museums in the country, presenting to the millions of visitors throughout the whole year, the most fascinating sculpture and artifacts collections from any of the Archaic and Classical periods of the Hellenic; knowing the whole history of this civilization is almost impossible but, it is essential and of great importance for visitors to go through the different ages o chronological periods to identify the different spectacular world marvels from the Neolithic period, the Greek Bronze Age, the Helladic era, the Minoan Age, the Mycenaean Age, the Dark Ages, the Archaic and Classical periods and the ancient Hellenistic period.

Other museums that visitors must see, such as the Heraklion Archaeological Museum in the island of Crete, the Museum at Ancient Olympia, the Delphi Museum, the Eretria Archaeological Museum, the Prehistoric Art Museum of Santorini, Thera Prehistoric Museum, the Archaeological Museum of Sitia, the Royal Tomb of Vergina, also offer the possibility to pay a visit to the most important Archaeological sites that have originated all these different world-class museums and art galleries.

The most important Archaeological Sites include of course, the legendary Acropolis of Athens, the Oracles of Delphi, Olympia and Mount Olympus, the Sanctuary and Theater of Epidaurus, Phaistos and Knossos (both in the island of Crete), Vergina’s Great Tumulus and its Macedonian archeological sites, Akrotiri also known as the Pompeii of Greece, Dodoni in the Ioannina mountains or the Mycenae ruins, among the most relevant.