khan el khalili | El moez Street | khan El khalili bazaar

khan El Khalili

khan el Khalili, an old Cairo neighborhood, is a major tourist attraction for visitors to Cairo and Egypt in general. It is characterized by the presence of bazaars, shops, and popular restaurants, as it is characterized by a large number of tourists and habitual residents.

khan el khalili

Located 

In the neighborhood of Hussain, one of Cairo’s neighborhoods next to the Imam Hussain Mosque and located on a street parallel to Al moaz Street.

History 

Khan El Khalili one of the oldest markets in Egypt, dating back more than 600 years, established during the Mamluk era, and its original architecture remains the same since the Mamluk era until now.

 


 

The best things to do in khan el khalili in Cairo

It considered one of the old cafes in Egypt, and it established in 1769.

Very special Cafe you can sip the unique green tea, and smoke Egyptian hookah.

Naguib Mahfouz Cafe‬

• In Khan Al Khalili Egypt there is a place dedicated to leather and copper products & accessories such as swords, brass helmets, and belts.

• You can buy souvenirs from incense imported from Sudan, incense sticks imported from Saudi Arabia, papyrus with drawings and hieroglyphic words, and amulets.

The pools of various types made with olive seed and plastic called “morning light” and made of turquoise and coral.

Also, you can buy perfume and incense.

 

El Moez Street 

El-Moez Street considered one of the most important historical streets in Cairo.

Because of its important Islamic archaeological sites between the Fatimid and Mamluk periods.

It is also the largest open Islamic museum in the world, besides it is an artistic and creative center open for festivals and artistic and cultural events.

 

 

Visit times.

open daily from 9:00 am to 23:00 pm

except Fridays closed for 2 hours from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.

 

Book Now: Day tour to Khan El khalili Bazaar and El Moez street.

Islamic Cairo Day Tour : visit Citadel of Saladin, Sultan Hassan, Ibn Tulun Mosque and khan