Athens Syntagma Square (Greek parliament) changing of the guards (euzones)

syntagma mapChanging of Guards: In Syntagma Square Euzones (soldiers of the presidential guard in traditional uniform) are standing still (round the year, 24hours a day) guarding Hellenic Parliament monument called Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

The marble relief of the monument  is a copy of a warrior grave stele, depicting a hoplite lying dead after a battle who took place in Greece during ancient times.

This monument of the Hellenic Democracy honors all those, anonymous soldiers, who gave their lives fighting for the freedom of the country.

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