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April 18, 2011

Acropolis restoration continues despite Greece’s financial woes

Posted at 1:25 pm in Acropolis

Despite the financial crisis facing Greece, work on the Acropolis restoration is continuing as planned.

Agence France Presse

Greece’s Acropolis: no crisis for restoration
By Isabel Malsang (AFP) – Feb 1, 2011

ATHENS — Like the victory goddess it honours, Athens’ ancient Temple of Athena Nike stands free of scaffolding for the first time in nine years in a testament to another triumph — the prolific restoration of the Acropolis.

Greece may be struggling to ward off financial collapse but nothing will crush the ambitious plan — first started in 1975 — to restore Classical glory to the country’s most visited monument.
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