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Private Walking Tour: National Archaeological Museum
"Syntagma Metro station where your tour begins contains many archaeological exhibits including ancient grave stones an aqueduct from the 5th century BC pottery a 2000-year old beehive and a mosaic from the 5th century AD. See the House of Parliament guarded by elite soldiers known as Evzones. The tomb of the Unknown soldier can be found at the front of the building.Heading down El. Venizelos Street you will see the Numismatic museum comprising 400
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Athens Night Segway Tour
"Meet your local guide in the evening when the Athens’ midday heat has gone and the daytime crowds have dispersed and start your tour with an orientation session to get familiar with your two-wheeled electric self-balancing Segway. Once you feel comfortable begin gliding along quiet streets to the foothills of the UNESCO-listed Acropolis of Athens – the ancient citadel and archeological site that dominates the city.On the northeastern slopes of the Acropolis is the neighborhood of Plaka -- the city’ home to the Ancient Agora of Athens; once the heart of the ancient city
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Private Tour: Central Athens Highlights Tour by TRIKKE
"Meet your private guide in central Athens at your chosen start time. Then enjoy a safety briefing and training on your Trikke. Put on your helmet and practice on your three-wheeled electric vehicle; it’s fun and easy to ride! Once you feel comfortable follow your guide around the city center and enjoy several stops for photos as you learn about the sights. Feel free to ask as many questions as you wish; the beauty of a private guide is that any commentary is tailored to your interests.On your tour pass Panathenaic Stadium — site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 — as well as the University of Athens National Library and the neoclassical Academy of Athens. Glide through leafy Syntagma Square
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Syntagma Square - Parliament Tips (79)

A Place to Feed Pigeons

While I'm sure there is more to Syntagma Square and the Parliament Building then just feeding pigeons I just happened to have a lot of fun doing just that. Much like St. Marks Square in Venice there...
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wilocrek
Mar 21, 2009

the heart of Athens

Syntagma Square is the heart of of modrn city.it’s the main area in Athens with wireless internet access cover and many shopping streets and centers around(like Ermou st.).The first king’s palace...
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Lili.Mont
Oct 06, 2008

Syntagma Square

Syntagma Square is the main square of Athens, located in front of the Greek Parliament. The Square is named after the Constitution King Othon was forced to grant the people after a popular and...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Jul 23, 2008

Parliament

The building of Parliament is a neoclassical three-floor structure designed by Friedrich von Gärtner and completed in 1843. Originally it served as a palace for the Greek monarchs. After suffering...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Jul 23, 2008

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

In front of the Parliament building, this guard changes every hour throughout the day. I had seen pictures of it as a kid so I wanted to catch it while in Athens. Syndagma Square has a lot of...
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Skibbe
Jun 21, 2008

Free Wireless Internet In Syntagma Square

The main square in Athens, across from Parliament, Syntagma Square has free wireless internet. If you have your laptop you can sign up and get access to the free internet. You dont have to give your...
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jlfloyd
Mar 20, 2008

Syntagma Sq - changing of the guard

Syntagma Square (Plateia Syntagmatos) is the home of the Greek Parliament and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, unveiled on Independence Day - 25 March 1932. The National Guard (evzones) is a constant...
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leffe3
Dec 14, 2007

The Cows of Greece

Some people just pass them every day on their way to school, work, play or shop. But for us tourists, we find them fascinating, colorful and just assures us that everywhere, people have something in...
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debay
Dec 05, 2007

Syntagma Square

Syntagma Square, or Constitution Square, is the center of Athens. The impressive neo-classical Parliament Building is the most imposing structure on Syntagma Square. Syntagma is a place for people...
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aukahkay
Nov 13, 2007

Parliament and Tomb of Unknown Soldier

The Greek Parliament building is a pink neo-classical building right on Syntagma Square. Originally built by the Bavarian architect Von Gartner between 1836 and 1842, it is the seat of the Greek...
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aukahkay
Nov 10, 2007

The Parliament Building

Situated at the top of Syntagma Square is the Parliament Building, center of political administration of Greece. Built in the 19th century by King Otto, it was originally the King's Palace. This is a...
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BorneoGrrl
Sep 04, 2007

Syntagma Square metro station secrets

You will get a treat when you enter some metro stations in downtown Athens because during the excavation & construction works, they uncovered many underground buildings, artifacts and other...
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Sep 04, 2007
 
 
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Central Market - Varvakios Agora

It is a great way to spend money on food. Also known as ΔΗΜΟΤΙΚΗ ΑΓΟΡΑ ΑΘΗΝΩΝ, it is located between Omonia and Monastiraki.
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Numismatic Museum

It’s probably the museum that I have passed by more than an other in Athens but it was only November 2015 when I visited for the first time (because a friend that we had a meeting near by told me he...
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Benaki Museum

Benaki Museum is my favourite museum in Athens. Many temporary exhibitions are organized here. Last time we visited the Benaki Museum in April 2010 there were three temporary exhibions: The first one...
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Museum of Cycladic Art

A collection of ancient treasures. The museum consists a wide range of exhibits, ranging from the Cycladic period to ancient Greek period and even a segment on contemporary art work. The contents...
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Jewish Museum

As described on the brochure of the Museum: "The Museum was founded in 1977 to collect, preserve, research and exhibit the material evidence of 2.300 years of Jewish life in Greece.As a historical...
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Tzistarakis Mosque

It is located on Μοναστηράκι and is easily accessible by metro. It was built in 1759 and has no minaret. This is still a problem for the Muslim community of Athens, since this is one of the very few...
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