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Oct 4, 2018
“Cheap, local market with nice atmosphere”
Apr 9, 2019
“Shoppers paradise”
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Reviewed April 9, 2019

Tour guides were very reluctant to take us to Suuq el Ataba. They'd rather take tourists to Khan el Khalili or to shops where tourists get ripped off with prices and goods from China. My wife and I went on our own with a taxi....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Riyaado
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Huge market with everything you may need! Scarves, bags, electricals, kitchenware... Note that goods are not necessarily of good quality, ths is not a market for handmade crafts or similar but for cheap, imported things. No need to bargain, prices are set and very affordable...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 14, 2017

this is for sure the biggest Local market in the Middle east , it is not a street or road , no we are talking about an area , all lanes are full of people selling and buying issues , you cannot see every thing...More

Date of experience: July 2017
5  Thank Ahmad B
Reviewed September 3, 2015

Visited the place on 3 occasions. Sellers very honest and friendly. Best place to buy clothes and shoes. Don't buy electronics as most are cheap imitations. At least the some of the sellers are honest enough to tell you that the electronics(phones) are imitations. I...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank akofred
Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

That's just the place to be if antiques are what you are looking for. Remember to bargain.. They hype prices all the time..

2  Thank Maryam J
Reviewed April 5, 2014

You could find wholesale shops in Attaba (Musky St). It is easily accessible; by Metro(1 LE anywhere in Cairo), bus(1LE) or mini bus. I found the cheapest things are ladies' sock(the best one is Sandy brand), cotton abaya, darbuka(goblet drum), pyjamas etc.

Date of experience: March 2014
4  Thank HRS_6
Reviewed July 10, 2012

The Attaba souq, or Attaba Market, it is a market in down town of Cairo, where you should go very early, by cap, if you have a car there is a very big park building inside the market, be careful for your money as it...More

Date of experience: March 2012
5  Thank NanoSoli
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September 25, 2018|
Response from Amiraelhariry |
I think its better to go to elmoaz street , khan elkhalilli