Loved seeing the changing of the guards and the iconic tomb of the forgotten solider Make sure you see the changing though! Well worth it Afterwards we had a nice stroll around the national gardens, very nice
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Until I visits the House of Parliament I wouldn’t even know it was there . It’s somebody else that pointed it out to me . You will see it when you go and visit the government building which could do with a bit of restoration...More
So, the tomb itself is rugged and plain, somber in fact. If it was not guarded by the guys in the funny suits you'd probably pass it by without noticing, but... it is the changing of the guard, with their pony-like kicks and theatrics that...More
This is something I do whenever I go to Greece, This country has seen the dread and evil of wars for thousands of years and it's warriors are the bravest and second to none both in their fighting and courage they have stood alone against...More
The site is guarded by those soldiers and shirts! You've seen pictures, but now you can watch their precision. Guard changes every hour.
Interesting area to visit, but the real highlight is the changing of the guard. The parade and all the pomp and circumstance is very enjoyable to watch. It gets very crowded so get there before it begins to be able to view it. Watch for...More
The first time I was in Greece, I remember standing next to the soldiers for photos. Today they are strict with some one shouting to be respectful and not to stand on the stairs. It is fasciating every hour at the changing of the guards...More
Wow, how lucky....my visit to the Tomb of the Unknown soldier coincided with the celebration and ceremony with the French President Monsieur Macron...whata spectacle ...pomp and ceremony.....fantastic!
This is only interesting, because it's gaurded by the special gaurds of Greece. Their changing of the guards is very interesting to watch.