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The Symi War Memorial is located on the clocktower side of the harbour near the large exposed rock face and next to the white, 'never ending' steps. It is carved from the rock and is covered with the national flag during daylight. You can see...More
Memorial from the war.. wort seing and, ones cant miss it if you walk around in Symi port.. easy to find and ,i'ts on the path in the port off Symi ,so ones dont have to climp steps or staircases to come there ..
I think it's important where ever you go to pay your respects to the local folk who have suffered as a result of War . I spent a few moments in silence there and remembered them . Fight War not Wars ....
Set back from the souvenir shops in the port of Galios is this War Memorial hewn out of the rock face. One evening as we were passing (21:00 I think but can't be 100%) the Greek army paraded there for the ceremonial recovery of the...More
As you walk across the port of Symi, you will see this monument. All you will do is stand and admire it and get a sense of the history, the culture, the art. Words with meaning that will get you touched!
We happened to be on Symi for the 72nd anniversary of the May 8, 1945 date when the Germans surrendered the Dodecanese Islands, which actually occurred on the small island of Symi. The citizens and military paraded thru town and laid flowers on the memorial....More
The island has made a wonderful job of commemorating the war on those who are lost. This memorial is simple but very beautiful.
The Greek flag sits proudly beside it and adds to the overall effect. It is a real credit to the island and...More