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Don't miss the bookbinder

Well it's your crowded bazaar oriental style place. You could expect loud and crowded streets... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Emre K
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A must visit, but beware of being tricked

This was an incredibly fun part of our trip. We loved walking through the market and looking at all... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
722ren_r
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29 Nov 2017
“A must visit, but beware of being tricked”
4 weeks ago
“Don't miss the bookbinder”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well it's your crowded bazaar oriental style place. You could expect loud and crowded streets, shops which is the allure anyway. Sit at one of the coffee shops at the streets, enjoy the tea and atmosphere. Evenings are beautiful. There is a bookbinder called '...More

Thank Emre K
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

This was an incredibly fun part of our trip. We loved walking through the market and looking at all the trinkets. If you visit, please no there is almost nothing of real value in there and you should not be spending the exorbitant prices they...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

It's interesting to walk around, but most of the stuff on sale our trinkets that I don't think are worth it. Good to go with a guide. Just spend 15 min walking around and that's all you need.

Thank rzsandoval
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Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

It's an average place, locals charge so much to tourists, it's always good to go with some Egyptian. Try to enjoy and don't fall prey to vendors.

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Reviewed 16 March 2016

Crowdy area , full of shops that sell antiques , gifts and souvenirs , some restaurants and a lot of history .

Thank Sally M
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Reviewed 17 August 2015

Interesting marketplace. You must visit it to get the flavour (and odour) of Cairo. You will find all kinds off merchandising, from gold (mostly 14k), carpets, spices and fake brand name clothing. Once I asked if the "Levis" pants I was about to buy were...More

2  Thank Luis A
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Reviewed 20 November 2014

Here is a place you go to see locals hang out and shopping in a bazaar environment. So when you go to a bazaar, like any bazaar anywhere in the world, don't expect a shopping mall environment. I was lucky an Egyptian friend brought me...More

Thank Jdread2000ad
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Reviewed 17 June 2014 via mobile

The area was unclean, there was bunch restaurants on the front,they have guys standing in your way and interfere begging you to try their restaurant, one of them made me so angry to the degree that i wanted hit him,however, the shops does not have...More

Thank Yasser A
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Reviewed 6 April 2014

This area of Hussin are really targeted at tourists. You have to bargain quite hard for the things you,d like to buy. The restaurants there also very expensive. The food not as tasty as other places. The only thing worth seeing are the unique and...More

3  Thank HRS_6
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Reviewed 25 July 2011

We were there prior to the recent unrest - May 2010 and it was a great experience! We met a gentleman who owns a restaurant (great food!) and then took us to all the shops and negotiated pricing for us. He made sure to take...More

3  Thank vacayclub13
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