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- Athens City Centre
- Regency Casino Mont Parnes
- Omonia Square
- Mavili Square
- Mitera Maternity Hospital
- Kavouri Beach
- Hygeia Hospital
- U.S. Embassy
- Athens Concert Hall
- Iaso General Hospital
- Pedion Areos Park
- National Technical University of Athens
- Rea Maternity Hospital
- Glyfada Golf Club of Athens
- Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion
- Syntagma Square
- Peace and Friendship Stadium
- Athens Olympic Stadium
What you should know about Syntagma Square
Athens is one of the oldest cities in the world with over 3,000 years of history. Athens was once an affluent city state that is often considered as the birthplace of democracy and of the Western civilization. Syntagma Square is connected to the more recent history of the city. The square was named after the Constitution was adopted. The Square is located in front of the Old Royal Palace, which has been used to house the Greek Parliament since the 1930s. Athens is a popular tourist destination and you will find two World Heritage Sites recognized by the UNESCO in the city, including the Acropolis and the Daphni Monastery. The hotels in Syntagma Square, Athens chosen by Hotels.com are an ideal choice if you want to be at the heart of the city and have easy access to the different landmarks around the city. Staying near the Acropolis is a great way to discover the rich history of the city while discovering the more modern side of Athens as well.
What's Syntagma Square Like?
Syntagma square, or Platia Sintagmatos in Greek is an important place for Greek politics since this is where the Parliament meets. It is not possible to visit the Parliament, but you can see the National Gardens and admire the green areas and the fountain on Syntagma square. Don't miss out on the traditional ceremony of the changing of the Presidential Guards in front of the Parliament at 11 A.M. Make sure you visit other famous landmarks, including the Acropolis, the Parthenon and the Theatre of Dionysus, located just a few minutes away from Syntagma square. Athens is located in the Attica region. Staying at one of the hotels in Syntagma Square, Athens is a perfect location to discover Athens.
Tips for Getting Along with Locals in Syntagma Square
Syntagma Square, often referred to as the Constitution Square, is a popular tourist attraction. You will also notice that plenty of locals work near the square or travel by it on their commute. The best way to discover Greek culture is to try some of the specialities and interact with locals in bars and restaurants. Make sure you try traditional dishes such as mousaka, keftedes, melitzana salata or ouzo mini with octopus. A lot of dishes are made with seafood, but you will also find that grilled meats, chicken and lamb are common ingredients. Take a look at the hotels in Syntagma Square, Athens selected by Hotels.com to find the ideal accommodation for your trip to Athens.
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