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Khan Al-Khalili

Al-Azhar Street, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 2 25897443
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Located in the heart of Islamic Cairo, this busy and colorful open-air bazaar is filled with unique and exotic items from spices and perfumes to jewelry and souvenirs.
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Al-Azhar Street, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed November 23, 2016

This is the main tourist souk and, as such, you'll be bothered by constant touting and pestering. It's worth seeing. Take 2 tips from me. Dont go in the evening, go instead on a Friday after prayers, Secondly, go to the Tentmaker's souk nearby first....More

1  Thank Manc-Holidays
Reviewed November 21, 2016

Its our first time to visit Khan Al Khalili. Most of the time, we used to shop in Cairo malls, like Sun City, down town or in the Zamalek shops. Items in Khan Al Khalili are very affordable, cheap, and also good quality souvenirs, clothing...More

Thank samuelserios
Reviewed November 18, 2016

If you're in Cairo for shopping, than this is the place to be in as you can find almost everything from clothes to cigarettes, decorations, etc. Everything is negotiable so make sure you're prepared for it.

Thank Cosmin B
Reviewed November 18, 2016

goods on display are average and run of the mill---may be some take home souvenirs for some...beware of the restaurants oustside the bazaar near the mosque...we were shown a menu with prices, from which we selected our lunch...when the bill came we were charged three...More

Thank armin201
Reviewed November 16, 2016

You must visit this old part of CAI. You will find all shopping shops for antics , gold and a lot off staff.

Thank Mohamed H
Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

This is the most famous market in Cairo. Traditional market...and we can get anything we want about Egypt n Pharaoh. We can also get a special moment and history in this place. Here, so many unique place....and many interesting cafe. I guarantee...we'll forget a time...More

Thank Aziz N
Reviewed November 15, 2016

I visited Khan al Khalili souk many times, because you find there real adventure, surrounded with oriental architecture, labyrinth streets, local people, with their own habits. You can bargain and buy many things on lower prices. They sell so many things that you can't imagine....More

Thank Pokica1
Reviewed November 14, 2016

One of my favorite places to shop at. Even if you don't shop, just enjoy the colorful shops fronts, the small stalls, the way some salesmen call for their shops, it's really a unique experience. Go during the day, around 4pm, so after you finish...More

1  Thank Nahed A
Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Khan el-Khalili is a major souk in the Islamic district of Cairo. The bazaar district is one of Cairo's main attractions for tourists and Egyptians alike. Very popular for souvenirs & crafts plus jewelry, clothing & spices. As a matter of fact , all tourists...More

Thank meko a
Reviewed November 13, 2016

Khan Al Khalili was beautiful, one of my favorite places in Cairo. The narrow paths and brilliant shops add another dimension to your Egypt experience.

Thank Yasmin A
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Response from Addicted055 | Reviewed this property |
Everything is best when done with a local (trusted friend etc).I don''t know why he discouraged you I found it easy if you have a firm foot with the sellers..Most of them speak English but are like seagulls (no offence just... More
October 20, 2016|
Response from Moe M |
from downtown taxi costs 30egp max, horse ride 50 egp for 30 mins , guide tour guy for 150 egp/hour