Syntagma Square is the city square of the Greek capital, Athens. The square was created in the 19th century as one of two city squares. The square is named after the Constitution that King Otto was forced to grant after an uprising in 1843, Syntagma is also the name of the neighbourhood that surrounds the square. The square is located in front of the Old Royal Palace which houses the Greek Parliament so it has been the place of many historical events, both politically and socially.
The square is a bit of a transport hub with many forms of public transport stopping there. The Syntagma train and metro stations are right next to the square, the M2 and M3 metro lines stop at the metro station. The 2, 4, 11, 12, 15, 25, 25, 27, 165, 209, 227 and 790 buses all stop at the square.
Opening Times and Admission
The square is a public square, it is free to use at any hour of any day.