Traffic restrictions will be implemented in downtown Athens for the military and students’ parades celebrating Greek Independence Day on March 25, the Greek Police said on Wednesday.
The schools parade takes place on Friday morning, while the military parade takes place on Saturday. March 24-25, 2023.
On Friday, stopping and parking will be banned from 06:00 and gradual shutdowns as of 10:00, while on Saturday all traffic activities will be shut down as of 06:00.
Restrictions will be lifted soon after the parades conclude.
Streets affected include those around Syntagma Square, major and minor streets thoroughfares leading to the Square and central Athens, as far as Syngrou Avenue and Lycabettus area.
Public transport means will also be affected.