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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Leoforos Vasilissis Amalias | Syntagma Square, Athens 100 28, Greece
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Leoforos Vasilissis Amalias | Syntagma Square, Athens 100 28, Greece
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

No fan fair or tourist junk simply a solemn memorial to those who have their lives . The ceremony on the half hour is simple yet beautiful. Definitely worth the time to see.

Thank Jill L
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Here there tomb is guarded by The Greek Guards. You can see the changing of the guard too. On Sunday mornings at 10:30 there is a parade where the soldiers come out in their finest uniforms. A must see.

Thank Geraldine J
Reviewed 12 April 2017

A place heavily emotional for this Nation. Unknown soldiers remembered and glorious for first time in history in Ancient Athens. Visit on Sunday when guards change with all ritual.

Thank alexandros61
Reviewed 8 April 2017

At 13:00 we saw the changing of the guard. walking distance from our hotel. must see. They allow pictures

Thank cclaremcd
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier itself is far from remarkable and were it not for its guards in traditional attire you might well walk straight past without noticing. But if you are here chances are it's to see the changing of the guard (on...More

Thank lonewolf44
Reviewed 6 April 2017

You couldn't miss it,being in Syntagma Square surrounded by the famous Presidential Guards,called the Evzons.An elegant,synthetic sculpture symbolizing the whole Greek history.

Thank maia-cristina
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This was very nice, and seeing the guard changing is really spectacular! I would definitely see this!

Thank Sara H
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the changing of the Evzones, or Presidential Guards, is a MUST see while in Athens. The Parliament Building is beyond extraordinary and the carving in the wall of the fallen soldier above his tomb is quite moving. It...More

Thank davidbruce2017
Reviewed 26 March 2017

You will definitely notice it while observing the parliament and during the changing of the guard. It is regularly guarded by the commemorative soldiers giving solemnity to the tomb.

Thank Valletta054
Reviewed 24 March 2017

It is nothing special. Combine your visist watching the ghanging of the guard on every Sunday at 11:30.

Thank OZS969
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,
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