On the other side of the road Parliament buildings and the Evzone guards who stand at attention next to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
On our way home we go back to Piraeus by metro. When the Athens metro was being dug archeologists worked along side the engineers. They dug up thousands of ancient artifacts and many of them are displayed behind glass at the Syntagma Square Station.
We've been into the big city twice in one week. I got my big-smoke dose for 2016.