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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 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.nnPhoto: 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.
Photo: Changing of the Guard
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Syntagma Square on the mapLocation: In the center of Athens, not far from the Acropolis and the National Park.
More places to visit in Athens
Cable car in Athens is the fastest and most convenient and safe way to climb to the top of Mount Lycabettus with an incredible view on the city.10
New Acropolis Museum
Acropolis Museum in Athens is the new ultra-modern project located right at the foot of Acropolis where exhibits from the Antique time and the Middle Ages are collected.4
This is one of the places that are worth visiting in Athens since it offers an unforgettable and really magnificent view of the whole city.12
Syntagma metro station
The most unusual subway in the world is Syntagma in Athens. You’ll see exhibit pieces right after getting off the subway car.2
Standing on the Aeropagus Hill you'll get sight of magnificent view of Athens. Come up to the mount and get admired and inspired.8
One more place of interest to visit is the Socrates’ prison. This is the place where outstanding philosopher made his last days pass.6
The Panathenaic Stadium
The Panathenaic Stadium is the only place in the world that is fully made of marble. And right from this place you’ll be amazed by breathtaking view.9