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A large market area with shops selling all sorts of souvenirs, jewelry, leather goods, wood, glassware, perfume, trinkets and more. Bought my Cartouche here at a reputable place that I had researched at home and got very good quality and a fair price. You need to go a day or two…
I guess it's interesting enough if markets are your thing. For me it was the final stop of my Cairo visit in order to pick up a few tacky souvenirs for the kids. Be sure to negotiate properly on price otherwise you will surely be comprehensively ripped off.
Khan el-Khalili is one of the world's great shopping experiences.Establishment of the first "Khan al-Khalili" between 1382-1389 (first reign of Sultan Barquq). Shops typically sell souvenirs, antiques, jewelry etc. Other then shops, there are several coffeehouses , restaurants,…
It was very fun. You have to bargain a lot because they are trying to sell you everything expensive. Remember, don’t buy anything if you don’t bargain. Plus, wear something casual because those people are like scanners and they come up with a much bigger price when they see your…
The Great Bazaar is touted as the oldest bazaar in all of Egypt, perhaps in all of the Middle East. I thought it would be fun to explore but most stalls and shops just seemed to have tourist trinkets and junk souvenirs. If you are looking for something special to bring home…