“Evzones” Greek Presidential Guard in Acropolis

Almost 150 years in existence, the elite “Evzones” unit, as greece’s presidential guard is known, is much more than just a tourist spectacle Sunday morning at the acropolis and the sun is just starting to make an appearance. as much of the city slumbers, a presidential guard unit marches up the sacred rock to raise the flag, a mystical, 20-minute ceremony encompassing the nation’s history, collective memory, traditions and symbols.

ClientGreece-is Athens MagazineServicesPhotographyYear2017

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