Pl. SintagmatosAthens, Greece
The area is located in the modern center of Athens. The place gained importance in the 19th century, becoming the center of the commercial life of the city. On the square is the Royal Palace of the mid-19th century, designed by F. von Gertner. Now the Greek parliament is sitting there. Syntagma Square is constantly becoming the epicenter of public unrest. Protests, strikes, and other massive disobedience events are often held here.