This location has a very large open air market near by. It opens about 10 am and stays open until past midnight. You will need to bargin hard if you want a good deal. You can find a little bit of everything touristy here. Have fun!! #wintergetaway
Stone roads, Arab old men, and walking traders have been lingering dreams in their minds for a long time.
KhanHalili Market is the largest market in the Middle East, the most famous open-air market. This is an ancient market with strong Islamic flavor. It was originally the Fatima Dynasty. The royal family cemetery, in the second half of the 14th century, the Sunni-born Mamluk dynasty, Harry, disgusted with the Shiite Fatima dynasty, destroying the dynasty's cemetery and building a cemetery there. Inn, the word "Khan" means the Persian Inn.
The market is located in the old town of Cairo. If you do not enter the market, you will see a tall minaret. Cairos famous Al-Azhar Mosque and Hussein Mosque are located next to Khans Khalili Market, bringing a strong Islamic atmosphere to the market. On both sides of the road are historic Arab buildings and even the old city walls and gates. This is an ancient market of Arabic-Islamic style, consisting of thousands of individual shops distributed in dozens of small streets. Its been a hundred years of history to take out a store.
The narrow streets of the market are crowded with small shops, mainly selling plaster or iron pyramids, statues, scarabs, sedge paper paintings, hookahs, flavors, sand painting bottles, and clothes and scarves.
The whole market is very lively and even crowded. There are a lot of tourists in the crowd of Arabs. Mixed in the Arab crowd walking the streets, the air here is mixed with the flavor of the fragrance, only to hear the Arabic and the screaming, music, criss-crossing alleys extending in all directions. The Egyptians who saw it were very enthusiastic to let you take pictures of them. The children here are all very cute signs, big eyes and curled hair ~
Khan Khalili market day and The style of the night is different. Don't miss the Khalili market in Cairo. No matter what you buy, you have to prepare for a counter-offer. This is an indispensable procedure in the market, whether it is local Egyptian customers or foreign tourists. same. There is no fixed rule for bargaining, but one thing, if you dont bargain, you will definitely suffer a big loss. Here is the must-see for the retro Arabian style, the enthusiasm of the merchants and the noisy bargaining, the pervasive spice and the dazzling gadgets will definitely make you forget.
The Khan Khali market can be said to be the most famous market in Cairo, all of Egypt and even the whole Middle East. It is not only a market for the locals, but also witnesses the historical changes in Cairo. The history of the market dates back to the 14th century AD. It is extremely Islamic and is a symbol of Cairo's ancient traditional culture. The market is located in the old town of Cairo. Many low-rise buildings are distributed in dozens of narrow alleys. Thousands of shops sell Egyptian traditional handicrafts such as gold and silver ornaments, copper plates, stone carvings and leather goods. Here, you can feel the age and vitality of Cairo at the same time.
Khan El-Khalili market is Cairo’s famous bazaar and a worthwhile visit if only to take in the atmosphere as you window shop lamps, drums, and shisha pipes. Bartering can be entertaining and fun but expect that you’ll be doing a lot of it! Try to strike a deal you’re both happy with 😉