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Here took place a massive demonstration of popular rejection of the Greek military junta of 1967–1974. The uprising began on November 14, 1973, ended in bloodshed in the early morning of November 17 after a series of events starting with a tank crashing through the gates of the Polytechnic. A must see!

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This is an historical place where the university students rebelled against the military government established by the Coup in 1968
August 17, 2018
Beautiful historical building in the center of the city
May 12, 2018
One of the most important historical buildings of Athens but be prepared for an abandoned(by the goverment) view of it...
Giorgis & Valia
July 3, 2017
One of the leading greek Universities. That's where the 1973 students' uprising against the junta, took place
GoGreek forADay
June 30, 2017

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