Designed by the Bavarian architect Von Gartner and built between 1836 and 1842, Greece’s Parliament was originally the royal palace. It...
Parliament & Changing of the Guard
In front of the parliament building on Plateia Syntagmatos , the traditionally costumed evzones (guards) of the Tomb of the Unknown...
Bus tours of Athens and around.
Historic open-air cinema in the verdant Zappeio Gardens.
Smack in the heart of the green Zappeio Gardens and next to the palace. Join the crowds tucking into traditional mezedhes and mains,...
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National Gardens information
A delightful, shady refuge during summer, the National Gardens were formerly the royal gardens, designed by Queen Amalia. There’s a large children’s playground , a duck pond and a shady cafe .