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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.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Al-Azhar Street, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 2 25897443
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Reviewed yesterday

What an interesting experience! I got there a little early and a lot of the shops weren't open yet, but once it gets going, it's going! I knew it was going to be a big area, but there were far more twists and turns than...More

Thank Brooke W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is worth a trip or two. The reason being is a lot more good neighborhoods and sights are connected close by. It’s cool for buying souvenirs but be careful most are made in China and you have to haggle. I bought what I needed...More

Thank D0nly1
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great shopping here. You can find so many souvenirs and make sure to bargain with the vendors. Lots of shops and you would need to do it atleast couple of times. We took a taxi there and it was very reasonable. Highly recommend visiting Cairo's...More

Thank mooz110
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you wish to buy precious items this is the place! So many shops, so much to buy. You can find all from jewelry to paintings or Egyptian souvenirs at a good price even if you should bargain! When I go to Cairo I always...More

Thank mariana b
Reviewed 2 days ago

Ok...truth be told everything in this Souk is made in China! Don't be fooled. The feel of the souk is great. It's a nice experience just walking through and enjoying the sights. I bought some stuff at a place where the items were super cheap...More

Thank Jonelle R
Reviewed 3 days ago

authentic egyptian bazar you can feel the real egypt and the egyptians it's considered a local market but for me it's an open museum where you can taste different flavor of egyptian treasures you can buy anything starting from small magnet up to gold trust...More

1  Thank mariam1400766
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you want to buy souvenirs, this is the place to be.There's a lot to choose from.From papyrus paintings,mugs,plates,keychains,ref magnet and so many more.I really enjoyed shopping here.And make sure you how to bargain as well.You could get an item half of its price from...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

It is the worlds oldest basar. Full of old luxus. Enjoy the light after sunset on all the thousent of years old moskees and schools.

Thank Anne P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bargain is the buzz word here. Don't know the genuinity and originality of each item that you purchase but just pick it up if you get at a good price. The place does not give you a good feeling though! Clever traders they are, I...More

Thank Jayaram R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a market place one must visit. But be very careful with buying. One has to bargain a lot. My guide Ahmed Rezk guided me through out. One must visit the 102 yr old coffee shop

Thank Moumita T
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17 December 2017|
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Response from Robert937 | Reviewed this property |
Depends very much on the quality of the product and your bargaining skills. Roughly the range is between 100 EGP to 500 EGP (6 USD to 30 USD). Keep in mind that the value van de Egyptian Pound against the dollar is almost... More
14 October 2017|
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Response from TravellingSheba | Reviewed this property |
You can spend the whole day. The bazaar is situated in the old part of the city. You need to be modestly dressed because you can visit some of the old Mosque in the area and there are many shops to visit. You can have try... More