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Greet the martyrs

The place is easily accessible and you cannot but notice it while walking at the port. The Greek... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
Hazmieh, Lebanon
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Respect for the Fallen.

The Symi War Memorial is located on the clocktower side of the harbour near the large exposed rock... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2018
Ripon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

The place is easily accessible and you cannot but notice it while walking at the port. The Greek flag is fixed above a carved stone plate.

Thank MixaylB
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

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

1  Thank the_wagsta
Reviewed November 7, 2017

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 ..

Thank Jane Birgitte J
Reviewed October 17, 2017

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 ....

2  Thank JamesHarry W
Reviewed September 21, 2017

Early morning march past, listen to the national anthem sung lustily and loudly by the soldiers, then the salute, followed by more marching.

Thank chrissie595
Reviewed September 7, 2017

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

Thank the_wagsta
Reviewed August 18, 2017

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!

Thank trip-radar
Reviewed August 15, 2017

A lovely place in the heart of Symi harbour that shows they honour the lives lost in the war. Not big but it shows the spirit of the Greek

Thank Lucy P
Reviewed May 23, 2017

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

Thank Robert C
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Off their P
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