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All about papyrus (paper)

Supposed to be a museum, but not really - it's a shop selling papyrus/paper products. But they do a... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2017
Melbourne, Australia
Quality ancient Egyptian art

Excellent shop to buy Egyptian art on papyrus. They give a brief demonstration of how papyrus plant... read more

Reviewed February 24, 2017
Mayur S
Mumbai, India
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9 Nov 2017
“All about papyrus (paper)”
24 Feb 2017
“Quality ancient Egyptian art”
Our gallery has been built over 950 square meters where we have an endless collection of : papyrus, gold ware, silver ware, stone ware and a wide range of souvenirs. We started our bazaar in 1985 and had a reopening in 2005 .We have a new vision and...more
22 Abuelhoul St, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 2 33854842
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

Supposed to be a museum, but not really - it's a shop selling papyrus/paper products. But they do a very good demo and explanation of how paper is made, and the staff are very friendly and helpful. If you decide to buy something, don't hesitate...More

Thank Ben_Luiz
Reviewed February 24, 2017

Excellent shop to buy Egyptian art on papyrus. They give a brief demonstration of how papyrus plant is converted to paper. The staff are helpful and hospitable. The art on offer is far superior in quality than what is on offer elsewhere in Cairo. The...More

Thank Mayur S
Reviewed October 28, 2016

My guide offered a stop here as a "museum" but it is a shop with a brief demonstration of how papyrus plants become paper. However the artwork is much better quality (and expensive) than I saw elsewhere in Cairo. Do bargain hard and ignore the...More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

Okay so I know the deal. Tour groups go to places like these all over the world. The key is to know the prices of the items you look at before you buy. The artwork is unique so take your time if you plan to...More

Thank wondot0
Reviewed July 15, 2015

I was extremely pleased with Private Tour arranged Mr. Mohamed Hussien, Tour Operator of 5 Continents Travel. Mr. Hussien came to Cairo Airport as soon as I landed and took care of my Visa arrangement and Customs clearance and dropped me at Barcelo Pyramids Hotel....More

Thank Bhaskara K
Reviewed June 30, 2015

The staff were very kind and informational. Abraham was our tour guide. He showed us how the paper was made and gave history about making this one of a kind paper; as well as giving detailed history about any painting found in the building. When...More

Thank RenJones12
Reviewed February 3, 2015

They might bring you here as part of a tour group so they are all geared up for that . You can buy cheaper anywhere else . The sales people are friendly , super friendly and tricky . I had to stop a couple of...More

Thank Saskiagrav
Reviewed December 9, 2013

Visited the store a few months back and have been trying to get my money back after realising they have charge me 2200 Egyptian pounds, rather than 220. The salesman was far too gleeful for this to have been a mistake, on reflection. I believe...More

2  Thank Avalon1010
Reviewed December 10, 2012

By the time we went to Cairo I was getting better at saying 'no' when people tried to flog me stuff, but I decided to have a barter to try and pick up some souvenier gifts here. I did good! I ended up getting some...More

Thank LondonEbay_Queen
Reviewed December 16, 2011

Dropped by the Three Pyramids Bazaar on our day trip to see the pyramids. Lovely helpful staff, good info about how papyrus is made. Huge selection of paintings at good prices. We ended up buying 4! One was a HUGE 1.7 metre long papyrus of...More

1  Thank wheresj0
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