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Syntagma Squarein Athens, Greece

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The central square of the city, from where you can easily get all the main attractions of Athens, also here you can see how the Evzones detachment changes their watch.
Syntagma Square, Athens
Syntagma Square or Constitution Square consists of two parts: the western one, with fountains donated to the city by Lord Byouti in the 19th century, and the east one, where the Parliament building and a wide marble staircase are located.nnMarble staircasePhoto: Marble staircase

The square is not the main attraction of the city, but it is in the center of city life, where office buildings and public institutions, bars and clubs that are visited by both local and travelers are located. And here the change of honor guard at the monument to the Unknown Soldier takes place every hour. On holidays this action looks especially interesting, as it is accompanied by a solemn ceremony and a military orchestra.

Changing of the Guard
Photo: Changing of the Guard

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#1See changing the guard of the Evzones in AthensSee changing the guard of the Evzonesoddviser

The elite unit of the Greek army ringing loudly on the square is an entertaining sight you must see.

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Location: In the center of Athens, not far from the Acropolis and the National Park.

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