More specifically, the Project's objectives are:
  • To preserve and demonstrate the importance of the archaeological site based on a specific methodology and to promote it to the wide public through innovative technological applications
  • To offer an overall view of the site and buildings of the Ancient Agora of Athens during five crucial stages of its history through its scientifically documented virtual reconstruction
  • To provide an innovative tool to the wide public for understanding the importance and the historical development of the Agora
  • To improve the institution's services to the scientific community, providing full and unhindered virtual access to one of the most important archaeological sites of Greece
  • To contribute to the development of a Virtual Reality "nucleus", which will bring together archaeologists, historians, educators and artists, aiming at utilising this state-of-the-art technology in order to add a visual dimension to their ideas and promote research and education in cultural issues
  • To create an awareness to the public regarding issues of cultural heritage and more specifically in the effort to promote them through new advanced technologies
  • To familiarize the public with new technologies and to create an awareness regarding their role in cultural developments and everyday life.

Project is co-funded at 75% by the European
Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and at a 25% by state funds
as part of Measure 1.3 "Documentation, Management,
Promotion of Greek cultural heritage" of the Operational Programme
"Information Society" of the 3rd Framework Programme.

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