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Khan Al-Khalili, Cairo

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Shopping · Flea Market
Soak up the atmosphere and pick out a souvenir at Khan Al-Khalili, a historic souk built in the 14th century. With a maze-like layout and artfully arranged shop fronts and stalls, the market caters largely to international tourists these days. Some areas, such as the gold and spice-selling districts, remain seemingly unchanged, with countless merchants all located close to one another, creating a striking visual effect and lending itself well to photography. Make Khan Al-Khalili part of your personalized Cairo itinerary using our Cairo trip planner.
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  • This is an interesting open air street bazaar. If you are looking for quality products, this may not be your favorite shopping location. There are a lot of coffee shops specializing in thick...  more »
  • This is a great place to shop for everything from clothing to jewelry, but you need to pay good attention to the quality and pricing. Do not ever take the initial price for an item, as it is...  more »
  • Beautiful place to get souvenirs. I love the chess/backgammon sets there. Very well made in various sizes.
  • It is a wonderful place full of secrets. In the beginning you find the stands for the tourists but as you walk deeply you can discover curious places. Try to go out of the principal road..

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