Syntagma Square Athens - Greece

The Syntagma Square forms the centre of Athens. East of the Syntagma Square is the building of the Greek Parliament, the former royal palace. Every hour, the Presidential Guardthe Evozones - perform the changing of the guard ceremony in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The Evozones emerged from the former Royal Bodyguards. The uniform of this elite regiment was designed by Queen Amalia, the first Queen of Greece.





In Greece, Internet access via W-LAN is available on all major places. A British cook who is constantly working in different restaurants around the world checks her e-mail before she continues her trip to Bali.
The Syntagma Square leads westwards to the Odos Ermou - the street of Hermes - Athens main shopping boulevard.