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Reviewed yesterday

Honourable and impressive performance. The pride of the Greeks just went right through. Be there allready 10:30, to get all of it, and get a good spot, to watch from.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank smoerch
Reviewed 6 days ago

beautiful town, spectacular buildings, friendly people, changing of the guard - impressive spectacle, exquisite uniforms,

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Serghei D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We fortunately arrived at 10:20 on Sunday to see the full ceremony. We had information that the ceremony began at 11, but it started at 10:30. Had we known, we would have come earlier to get a better spot. The street is closed off in...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank TravelForever58
Reviewed 1 week ago

The changing of the guard occurs on a regular basis throughout the day in front of the Parliament Building by Syntagma Square. However, the truly impressive Changing of the Guard occurs on Sunday morning t 10:30 or so. In full military regalia, there is a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank aliceann1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second best attraction in Athens (After the Acropolis) The guard is changed every hour, but you really need to go on Sundays at about 10:30, there is a parade as well as the changing of the guard. Its FREE, there is no...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank howardform
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every hour, plus or minus, the guards change over. Takes around 10min for the ceremony. Watch out for pick-pockets.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Global_Traveller11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The changing of the guard occurs every hour on the hour and a must see when in Athens. The special treat is the event at 11:00 AM on Sunday when there is a parade as well.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank LloydF1952
Reviewed July 11, 2019 via mobile

We ended up here without any clue. Surely this was a unique experience as the crowed get to stand close to the guards. What an a.azing thing to see. Very crowded and full with tourists.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Twaffoor
Reviewed June 21, 2019

Enjoyed this very much, nothing at all like changing the guard at Buckingham Palace. The dress uniform, the shoes the high kicks and long strides are so unusual. Lasts about 10 mins and is well worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank david p
Reviewed June 13, 2019

The ceremony happens every hour, on the hour, that is 8 am, 9 am etc,lasts 10 min approx. It happens all through the day. I watched it at 10 pm with 10-12 another tourists. Nice to witness, the movements were beautiful and rhythmic and their...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Syntagma
Perhaps the best place to get your bearings is
Syntagma Square, crowned by the imposing Parliament
building on its upper side and surrounded by other
large structures, such as the exclusive Hotel Grande
Bretagne. The grand avenues that lead towards Omonia
are also full of massive Neoclassical edifices like
the Numismatic Museum and those around smaller Platia
Kolokotroni. Here you will find lots of travel agents,
...More
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