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Plateia Syntagmatos

Leoforos Vassilissis Amalias, Athens 105 63, Greece
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Leoforos Vassilissis Amalias, Athens 105 63, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited on a 40 degree heat day, and these Evzones did not flinch until they changed over. Just loved watching the change over which was done with such great respect and formality. Unique, compared to other countries we've visited. It's amazing how many tourists gathered...More

Thank Aragorn3149
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was an amazing experience to watch the Guards doing the change of guard , the full drill and procedure . The Discipline and the precision . The Guards stand for a very long time at attention without even moving ,they are not intimidated by...More

Thank Nic S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Better yet, plan your visit for a Sunday when there is a more elaborate ceremony. This is really fun to video

Thank LeslieC_10
Reviewed 6 days ago

Well worth watching the soldiers March and change of the quards crazy marching very entertaining 11am&1700hrs noticed they change and the crowds flock to see them

Thank dianebaroed
Reviewed 1 week ago

this was almost comical to me - quite a show for chaning the guards every hour (parade on sundays at 11 but get there a little early for the crowds)

Thank Georgia-and-Sunshine
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice mid-day formal high-stepping guard changing ceremony. Very near the Plaka. Great uniforms. Take pics and videos.

Thank DonaldandMolly
Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW, these guys have to endure the heat of Greece, good for them. The show I think is every hour, so just wait to see the movements of these two guards, bring your camera, a bottle of water and enjoy.

Thank 982darrylc
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the heart of Athens. It is hard to review what is really a square ... That said go see the changing of the guard on the hour every hour and every half hour they swap sides. Also the key place to go for...More

Thank michael186311
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Syntagma is the base for discovering Athens.The proximity to Akropolis and the Plaka as well as Monastiraki make it a spot to stay visit and use it as a base for discoveries

Thank Vassilis52
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thisgreat white space is the home of the National Garden and is surrounded by impressive and/or beautiful building. It is a greAt place to start your exploration, given that it has a mAjor Metro station and is close to Plaka and the Metropolitan Cathedral. The...More

Thank David B
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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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Flossie B
8 May 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
19 February 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
21 November 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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