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Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

I booked a private tour with a guide recommended by the hotel I stayed at in Egypt. The guide (Andrew) brought us to this shop to browse. Some of the pieces looked nice so I decided to buy two pieces. Before purchasing, I asked the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank love2travel0987
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

This place came highly recommended by our tour guide. Have to say he was right. You get a typical Egyptian welcome of friendliness and a drink - mint tea all the way without a doubt. 😁. They show you exactly how things are made, which...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jow923
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Visited here during a tour of the great pyramids and feel in love with so many pieces. Prices can be fairly high on certain things, huge mural size art works, but you can bargain an incredible deal with them. Very very fair people to deal...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank akolori
Reviewed March 19, 2018

although the prices here were very high but i was able to bring the man down from 700 to 200 Egyptian pounds. although the least it costs is $20 starting with the smallest size. the best part of this shop was that they show you...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Aye S
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

All local guides take you to such a place where you get a live demonstration of how paper is made from papyrus paper. Very interesting. There you can see the various Egyptian paintings made on papyrus paper. They are no doubt very good and attractive....More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank KCJena900
Reviewed June 6, 2017

At the beginning of the visit a small demonstration was given to show how the papyrus grass was cut to make the paper, soaked pressed and interwoven and left to dry. Once this process was completed then the artwork was painted ontop. There are a...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank 735PLR
Reviewed April 3, 2017

Very friendly staff that explains the makings of papyrus sheets. Beautiful artwork for sale but you don't feel obligated to buy anything.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Valhildur
Reviewed March 13, 2017

We liked this place very much. Bought a few pieces (one with an alternative image that glows in the dark) and were very happy with our purchase. There was a quick presentation of how the papyrus paper is made and the nice lady was never...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Achikins
Reviewed July 15, 2015

The tour guide took us at this place, they show and explain to you all the process how papyrus is made, comparing to the other shops is a bit more expensive, specially the big paintings, but you can buy a small one for na affordable...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank Mariza S
Reviewed April 14, 2015

My son wanted to bring something back for his classmates, and a friend suggested papyrus bookmarks. So we stopped in at friend's recommendation. The shop is clean and well lit, and they offered us hibiscus tea, then showed us how papyrus was made back in...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank LizWaz
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