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Hellenic Parliament

| Syntagma Square, Athens 10671, Greece
+30 21 0370 7000
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A beautiful columned building built in the classical Greek style.
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| Syntagma Square, Athens 10671, Greece
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Worth the visit to watch the change of guard. Interesting to observe the practices of different culture!

Thank wolfverine
Reviewed 6 days ago

Located on Syntagma Square, looks amazing, with traditionaččy dressed soldiers Evzoni in front of it. They are also touristic attraction, 24 hours a day tourists are making photos beside them

Thank turista17654
Reviewed 6 days ago

All we did was go to watch the changing of the guards. It was a fun touristy experience! I didn't think the building was really much to look at so I would just recommend going on the hour to watch the guards.

Thank Sierra P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The changing of the guard right in front of the parliament was the highlight of our trip it really is unbelievable. It happens every hour on the hour until late at night and on Sunday is at 11 o’clock there is even a band which...More

Thank Fiona C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Basically it is just the parliament located on a noisy square. There is also some catch with the pigeons as hundreds of them are coming there. There some nice history about that place. The guards are changing every hour.

Thank Tal R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful neoclassical building was inaugurated in 1843 to serve as a palace for the first King of Greece after the end of the Turkish occupation. After the palace was damaged by a fire in 1909, the royal family moved out. Following a series of...More

Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best free sightseeing. Great building both at night and day. Soldiers in old national army clothes (which looks funny) bear a guard near the tomb of unknown soldier in front of the building. Hourly rotation is a must see, especially if you...More

Thank B K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a well worth watch & happens hourly I believe. The Guards are rotated hourly after standing guard in front of the Greek Parliament. The Parliament is just across from Syntagma Square Try & get here a few minutes before the hour & secure...More

Thank pauljkiwi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really impressive, stunning building to see in Syntagma Square which is a lovely area. Unfortunately didn't see the changing of the guard. Definitely go and visit!

Thank Natasha L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place for a photo-op, the Parliament building offers you the crowd-attracting change of guard and a good vantage point for trips on foot in all directions to various attractions of the city!

Thank DipuKV
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Syntagma
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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