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Thessaloniki and Central Macedonia Sights

Memorial to Grigoris Lambrakis

Updated 05/26/2011

Fodor's Review

If you've read the 1966 novel Z by Vassilis Vassilikos (or seen the 1969 Costas-Gavras film about the murder of Lambrakis, a leftist member of Parliament, by rightists in 1963), this monument is especially moving. The murder precipitated the events leading to the 1967–74 dictatorship of the colonels. A dramatic bronze head and arm, above which flutters a sculpted dove, marks the spot.

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Corner of Ermou and Eleftheriou Venizelou, Thessaloniki, 54624, Greece

Updated 05/26/2011

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