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The architecture in Greece has gone through many phases: from the Doric and Ionic style of the temples in the Classical times, to the Byzantine style of the churches and the Neoclassical style of recent years.
Every architectural style shows the culture and traditions of that era.
The Orthodox Church forms the third largest branch of Christianity, after the Roman Catholics and the Protestants.
The Greek music is of unbelievable diversity due to the creative Greek assimilation of different influences of the Eastern and Western culture of Asia and Europe.
Greece is a country of great interests and diverse cultures, influenced by its location, at the junction between the East and the West and by the many occupations of the Greek people throughout history.
In general, the Greeks are particularly proud of their culture and speak of their country with an intense passion, feeling that the culture in Greece is a definition of their national and ethnic belonging.
Baklava, moussaka, pastichio, gemista and kleftiko are the most famous Greek recipes.
The Greek cuisine, a characteristic element of the culture, has been largely incluenced by the French, Italian and Turkish cuisine.
Greece is a country with a very rich history from Bronze age, to classical period, Roman period, Ottoman period and more.
The New Acropolis Museum, the National Archaeological Museum in Athens, the Archaeological Museum of Olympia and the Heraklion Archaeological Museum are worth a visit.
Occasionally, there are also some theme museums around the country to present the local culture and history.
Modern Greek language is a descendant of the Ancient Greek language and is affiliated to the part of the Greek or Hellenic branch of Indo-European.
The first written Greek was found on baked mud tablets, in the remains of the Knossos Palace of Crete island.