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Koulouri

A ring of bread sprinkled with sesame seeds.

Nearby Attractions

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Monastiraki Square
Once the site of the largest monastery in Athens, this square is now one of the major shopping districts in the city.
Temple of Hephaestus
Located just above Thissio, this ancient temple was opened in the 5th century BC and still remains largely intact.
Hadrian's Library
See the remains of the largest structure erected by Hadrian in the 2nd century AD, which held not just a library but also music and lecture rooms.
Odeon of Agrippa
Built about 15 BCE, it was a large odeon located in the centre of the Ancient Agora of Athens.
Stoa of Attalos
It was the first and largest shopping center of antiquity with 21 shops between the two floors.
Tzaziki
A healthy Greek cucumber yogurt dip or sauce you can serve with chicken, veggies, pita chips, gyros, and more.

Related Tours

Private Food Tour of Athens: Monastiraki Markets, Charming Plaka & Cretan Cuisine
Dine on Greek food today, and you are feasting on a culmination of thousands of years of  history: a fascinating and revealing taste journey of rich, deeply-satisfying flavours. Greeks, it is said, approach food with a mix of passion and nostalgia, inevitably reminiscing about the dishes on which they were raised. On your drool-worthy Greek Food Tour, you will:

  • Enjoy personalised attention of your local expert guide on this private tour
  • Embark on a gastronomic exploration of one of the most delectable food quarters of Athens: Monastiraki
  • Sample delicious Greek produce such as charcuterie, cheeses, dolmadakia
  • Explore authentic Greek foods such as traditional pies loukoumades and gain an insight into rich, local flavours
  • Visit a local food market Market and taste some Greek olive oil.
  • Walk through the charming Plaka district, with its white staircases, cafe's and terraces and see the Lysicrates Monument
  • Learn how to make a typical Greek starter with a professional chef!
  • Enjoy authentic Cretan cuisine as you sit down to lunch in our favourite local restaurant, well away from the tourist drag. 

With a foodie guide, your Greek Food Tour will explore some of Greece’s finest traditional dishes as well as mouth-watering local specialities. Meet Greek chefs, visit Greek kitchens and spend time in speciality food stores that tourists rarely discover. 
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