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Plateia Syntagmatos

Leoforos Vassilissis Amalias, Athens 105 63, Greece
+30 21 0325 4708
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This square is one of the most important places in Athens. Its subway station connects with the whole city. It's next to the Parliament, close to the most distinguished hotels and a meeting point for the locals. It is where the unknown soldier tombs is...More

Thank Beach-Dew
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Two or more times a year I visit Athens. There is no way I can not go to the Constitution Square to admire the fools! These lads honor our Greece and I always look at them with awe and admiration. They are soldiers and their...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

But only if you around. Would not make special trip from far for this especially if no chsnging guards.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you came here just now - I would stronglt recommend going straight ti Crete! It was a superb stay there, here, is a dirty, crowded city, where everyone smokes everywhere. The guards change was nothing interesting at all (it was more entertaining to see...More

Thank LTgod
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Familiar from the scenes of more or less violent anti-austerity protests, the square was a tidy place of shade and some commerce on a weekday in late March. Not particularly large, it is also wrapped in noisy waves of sense traffic. The upper part in...More

Thank Reslysten54
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

You'll almost surely pass through here if you're commuting to or from the airport, or just getting to the Plaka area. The square itself isn't that fantastic, mainly because of all the traffic noise. There's a nice enough fountain and the view up to the...More

Thank KGB777
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Reviewed February 24, 2018

It used to be the front yard of the palace where queen Amalia spent her free time when kingdom ruled the country. Today it's a white marble, noisy and crowded square with four Metro entrances that leads you to the Tomb of the Unknown soldier....More

Thank erijon
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Reviewed February 21, 2018

An attractive square with luxury hotels, cafes and restaurants around. As it is understood from the name, which means "Constitution Square", this ancient square is still well-known by the public demonstrations or strikes. The parliament building is also located here and in front of this...More

Thank Yavuz M
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Reviewed February 20, 2018

every hour the guards change . it is an old tradition and it it worth the visit .it tends to get crowded mid morning.

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Reviewed February 19, 2018

The changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is an interesting tradition. The soldiers are dressed in the national port with skirts and the famous shoes The square is the hart of the political of Athens.

2  Thank carmen u
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Perhaps the best place to get your bearings is
Syntagma Square, crowned by the imposing Parliament
building on its upper side and surrounded by other
large structures, such as the exclusive Hotel Grande
Bretagne. The grand avenues that lead towards Omonia
are also full of massive Neoclassical edifices like
the Numismatic Museum and those around smaller Platia
Kolokotroni. Here you will find lots of travel agents,
...More
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Flossie B
May 8, 2017|
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Response from SergeySIstanbul | Reviewed this property |
A long procession takes place every Sunday at 11 am in Syntagma Square near the Greek Parliament and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
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Collins M
February 19, 2017|
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Response from FancyFree55 | Reviewed this property |
The changing of the guard occurs every hour on the hour. The grand changing ceremony is every Sunday morning at 11:00, and on national holidays.
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Jennifer R
November 22, 2016|
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Response from Leo D | Reviewed this property |
Soldiers don't have days off! they will change the guards no matter what and the parade goes with it.
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