Get lost in the Mecca of authentic Greek foods which is splendid blend of influences ranging from the spices of the Silk Road to the richness of olive oil and Turkish cuisines, reward yourself with various local delicacies from ever-popular sesame (Koulouris) to mouthwatering dishes of souvlaki. Browse through alleys of shops brimming with Greek herbs and spices, fruit and meats at Varvakeios food market. Stroll through traditional, authentic neighborhoods in the heart of Athens and visit some wonderful pastry shops serving favorite Greek sweets.