is an international philanthropic organization
which makes grants in the areas of arts and culture,
education, health and medicine, and social welfare.
The SNF funds organizations and seeks out projects
that exhibit strong leadership and sound management
and are expected to achieve a broad,
lasting and positive social impact.
The foundation actively supports projects that facilitate
the formation of public-private partnerships
as effective means for serving public welfare
Redefining Public Space.
Current Opening Hours
In 2017, more than 1,800 free guided tours were organized in Greek and in English at the SNFCC and the Stavros Niarchos
Park for more than 32,000 visitors from Greece and abroad.
was built in 1937 on the plans of H. Johannes,
with a donation of Gustav Oberlaender.
It was enlarged in the 1960’s with the support
of the Boehringer brothers.
At the site of Keramikos the visitor can see
the walls of the ancient city of Athens
and the main monumental gate to the town.
The entrance to the city had at both sides two big towers
that were used for protection against hostile armies.
A small part of the Sacred road leading from the suburbs
to the Sacred Rock of Acropolis can also be seen here.
Next to the road there is the canal where
the ancient river Iridanos flowed.
Three of the rooms house artifacts found in the Kerameikos necropolis,
the other room houses sculptures found from all archaeological eras.
Many of the artifacts found in Kerameikos are funerary or otherwise
death-related and reflect the Athenian attitudes towards the afterlife.
As such, many of the sculptures exhibited here are urns, lekythoi, grave reliefs, stelae, in addition to jewelry etc.
Full: €8, Reduced: €4 Special ticket package: Full: €30, Reduced: €15.
The price for the unified ticket will change to
30 Euros (reduced 15 Euros) and will have valid for 5 days. Valid for:Acropolis of Athens, Ancient Agora of Athens,
Archaeological Museum of Kerameikos, Archaeological Site of Lykeion, Hadrian’s Library, Kerameikos, Museum of the Ancient Agora, North slope of Acropolis, Olympieio, Roman Agora of Athens,
Free admission days:
6 March (in memory of Melina Mercouri) 18 April (International Monuments Day) 18 May (International Museums Day)
The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days) 28 October Every first Sunday from November 1st to March 31st.
There was a time that the city of Corinth
was considered to be the richest city in
ancient Greece. Its strategic location,
the prosperity of trade, crafts and
cosmopolitan lifestyle attracted the elite
of the time. Philosophers, sculptors, artists, architects were among the ones
who contributed to the city’s prosperity. Ancient Corinth compared only to Athens.
And of course, the Acropolis of Corinth,
a mighty fortress dominated the extended
area. No wonder why it kept on being
fortified and used by the upcoming
conquerors. And it’s all there for you to
A ten minute stop at the Corinth canal is
a pleasant surprise.