Extensive road traffic restrictions will come into effect ahead of the 50th Athens Polytechnic Uprising anniversary, to be commemorated with a mass rally across the city center on Friday, November 17, 2023.
Road traffic will gradually be restricted until it is closed off entirely on the day, starting at 06:00 on Wednesday morning through 06:00 on Saturday morning, Νοωεμβερ 15-18, along all the central Athens roads.
Some 5,000 policemen will be deployed in downtown Athens during the November 17 Commemoration March.
Restrictions include: all streets, squares and pedestrian walkways around the Athens Polythechnic on Patission Avnue, the streets at and around Exarchia Square and Omonia Square, Panepistimiou Av., Stadiou Av., Vassileos Georgiou St., Vassilissis Sofias Av., Akadimia St. and all the streets around the US Embassy*, including Michalakopoulou St., Papadiamantopoulou St. and Alexandras Av.
Source: Keep Talking Greece