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.


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


One of the oldest markets in Egypt, dating back more than 600 years, was established during the Mamluk era, and its original architecture remains the same from the Mamluk era until now.

The best things to do in khan el Khalili in Cairo

Al Fishawi Cafe

It is 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 are 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 is 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 the Citadel of Saladin, Sultan Hassan, Ibn Tulun Mosque, and khan.

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