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Khan Al-Khalili

Al-Azhar Street, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 2 25897443
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Private Transfer to Khan El Khaili Bazaar in Cairo
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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.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“el fishawy” (38 reviews)
“shop owners” (43 reviews)
“naguib mahfouz” (29 reviews)
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Al-Azhar Street, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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+20 2 25897443
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"el fishawy"
in 38 reviews
"shop owners"
in 43 reviews
"naguib mahfouz"
in 29 reviews
"buy something"
in 47 reviews
"old market"
in 26 reviews
"narrow streets"
in 32 reviews
"shops selling"
in 18 reviews
"buy souvenirs"
in 29 reviews
"mint tea"
in 24 reviews
"visit cairo"
in 22 reviews
"islamic cairo"
in 27 reviews
"bargain"
in 301 reviews
"bazaar"
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"shisha"
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"vendors"
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"gifts"
in 82 reviews
"tourists"
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Reviewed today via mobile

Khan Al -Khalili market is a quaint market located in the old part of Cairo, near Al -Azhar mosque. Here you can buy handicrafts, souvenirs,spices ,t-shirts and a multitude of other items. It is full of narrow alleys waiting to be explored by locals and...More

Thank herki2
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A place you should not being your kids and pushing a pram is hard, and all the walking area is covered with stuff for sale, my little ones pulled everything, was stressed making sure they don't break anything. This place be ready to haggle, you...More

Thank M A
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Reviewed yesterday

So much fun -- but learn the Arabic for "no" -- which is "la." Check out gold and silver -- never on the same street as it is believed that silver "eats" gold. Be sure to go to the spice market if just for the...More

Thank misspriss8888
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

When you plan to go there. Try to go after 5 pm. The weather and view is amazing. Best coffee is Najeeb Mahfouz in my opinion

Thank ifahad1982
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Another large city market. Nothing remarkable about it except for its size and the repetition of products. If you are looking for quality, you won't find it here. If you like bargaining, this is a good place to test your skills.

Thank Sylvia26
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Like any market in the world, the is a little bit of everything offered here, junk made in China next to real artisan work. We didn't feel hassled or harassed, a no thank you was sufficient most of the time. Not being very found of...More

Thank SylvanoT
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Perhaps the best bazaar in the Middle East? Huge - in itself the size of a town. Half for tourists and half for locals, punctuated by ancient mosques and other lovely buildings.A huge array of tourist tat,genuine antiques, fakes, souvenirs, food, everyday items, gifts, artworks...More

Thank shaggyd0g1
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This bazaar is so big that it feels like it doesn't end. It has so much stuff in it and you can literally find everything in it. May it be a mirror, statue, belly dancing outfit, spices, etc...It's a great place to shop for souvenirs....More

Thank Genevieve D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Did not have enough time to explore here. Could have spent half a day or more wandering the alleyways. Get away from the main thoroughfares to really find some treasures. Negotiating is acceptable here.

Thank imdarkside
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An old bazaar where you can buy souvenirs and other stuff. My hobby is to collect traditional sords and daggers from all over the Muslim world. I have found an excellent shop in Khan Khalili selling antique items. I bought a classical sord at a...More

Thank Syed Amir R
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srutul
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
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Cebollati1570
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
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julesvj
12 November 2016|
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Response from Addicted055 | Reviewed this property |
Everything is best when done with a local (trusted friend etc).I don''t know why he discouraged you I found it easy if you have a firm foot with the sellers..Most of them speak English but are like seagulls (no offence just... More
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