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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  • Upon reading dozens of reviews I found that Tarek Kouta was the guide and Faciltator I wanted to go with. My whole family and I are extremely happy with Tarek and his team of guides that helped us...  more »
  • We made the decision to tackle this market on our own, and we're glad we did. We purposely chose to arrive around 11 a.m., when stores were just setting up. As we headed down the main "drag", it...  more »
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  • 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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