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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  • Not to be missed! Negotiations are encouraged but know that they start more than 100 % higher than the price you’re going to pay. Great fun to see even if you buy nothing!  more »
  • An assault on your senses but well worth the experience. Sharpen your haggling skills and hope to make a deal. Watch while walking as streets are uneven and people, cars, motorcycles compete for...  more »
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  • A good place for souvenirs and local food. It’s a busy market here, u would see lot of good things around like local people hanging out playing music and singing local songs.
  • Amazing Bazaar, you can literally find everything. But be prepared to bargain! Amazing people and amazing buildings.
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