Khan Al-Khalili, Cairo

3.9
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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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  • We thoroughly enjoyed visiting this market. It was easy to get a cab to get here from our hotel. We enjoyed learning about the culture of the city and enjoyed the colorful marketplace. The vendors...  more »
  • A large market area with shops selling all sorts of souvenirs, jewelry, leather goods, wood, glassware, perfume, trinkets and more. Bought my Cartouche here at a reputable place that I had researched....  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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