Khan El-Khalili

The Khan El-Khalili is one of the most interesting bazaars, not only in Egypt, but also in the Middle East.

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It was named after Prince Jaharkas Al-Khalili, who was one of the powerfulkhanMamluke Princes in the 14th century. It is famous for its unusual, typically oriental souvenirs, and handmade crafts. The Medieval atmospheres of this traditional market, together with the labyrinth layout of the streets, gives visitors o lot of pleasure and a glimpse into what medieval markets once were like.


Cafes, restaurants, shops, and large number of vendors and buyers constitute a dynamic panorama of the place. Drinking Hibiscus, Karakare, Helba, or any of the various typical Egyptian beverages, is a pleasant experience for visitors and guests to get a real taste experience. For smokers, there is the Shisha, or water pipe, to be tried.khan

Every visitor can take the opportunity to safely enjoy the walk through the narrow streets of Khan El-Khalili. We strongly recommend visiting this vivid bazaar, but keep in mind that in open traditional markets, the prices are not fixed; remember to bargain (haggle) to get the best price. The Khan El-Khalili Bazaar is place where art and commerce come together to give a unique and remarkable, harmonious experience.

Egypt ismalic travel guide- Guide to all Egyptian islamic Sightseeings and famous mosues such as hamed ali Mosque, Sultan Hassan Mosque, Ahmed Ben Tulun Mosque, EL Hakim Mosque , EL Azhar Mosque, El Rifiae Mosque, Sabil Katkhuda

Here is a list of what you should see in Cairo: 

The Pyramids of Giza & the Sphinx

Among the major tourist sites.

The Step Pyramid at Sakkara

is one of the most extensive archaeological sites in Egypt!

The Open Air Museum of Memphis

The Open Air Museum at Memphis is one of the “must see” sites in Egypt

The Pyramids of Dashur

This is one of the extraordinarily wonderful Islamic Monuments In the Islamic World

The Pyramid of Meidum

It is one of those sites that had, and still keeps, lots of secrets!!

The Egyptian Museum

is considerd to be one of the oldest, most famous, and largest museums in the world.

The Castle of Saladin

The citadel was used as the seat of the king.

The Old Market of Khan El-Khalili

one of the most interesting bazaars.

The Hanging Church

is considered the oldest church in the area of Al-Fustat (Old Cairo).

ST. Barbara church

is one of the oldest and the most remarkable churches in Cairo. .

St. Sergious Church

was built in the centre of the Ancient Roman fort of Babylon.

The Cairo Tower

This city looks quite different from above than what one see from bellow

Sabil Katkhuda

founder of this monument is Abdel followed by Katkhuda and this was weird.

Ben Ezra Synagogue

In the Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Synagogue is described as “A prayer place for the Jews”.

Mohamed ali Mosque

is amongst the most interesting Mosques in Egypt.

Sultan Hassan Mosque

is one of the extraordinarily wonderful Islamic Monuments In the Islamic World.

Mosque of Ahmed Ben Tulun

is the oldest intact functioning Islamic monument in Cairo.

EL Hakhim Mosque

Islamic monuments in Egypt has started since the Moslems first opened in 641 AD.

EL Azhar Mosque

is the first ismalic university built in cairo around 1000 years ago .

El Rifiae Mosque

is considered one of the remarkable Islamic structures in Cairo.