Syntagma Square Tavel Guide

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  • Syntagma Square Tavel Guide

Bordered by Amalia Avenue (Leofóros Amalías) to the east, Otto Street (Óthonos) to the south and King George I Street (Vasiléos Georgíou Prótou) to the north,Syntagma Square located in front of the 19th century Old Royal Palace, housing the Greek Parliament since 1934. The Square is named after the Constitution that the first King of Greece Otto was obliged to grant, after a popular and military uprising on September 3, 1843. It's is the most important square of modern Athens from both a historical and social point of view, at the epicentre of commercial activity and Greek politics. Do not miss the changing of the guards in front of the Parliament every hour . Their uniforms and walking style is a must-see but make sure you stand on the right side of .