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Okay if you like shopping

This souk is in a building just north of the Coptic city not far from Mar Girgis metro station. At... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2017
Robert937
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Unfortunately underpopulated and unfrequented

There were a few shops selling crafts when I went there, but most of the shops were empty. Perhaps... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
NicJBoston
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Brookline, Massachusetts
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15 Dec 2017
“Okay if you like shopping”
8 Oct 2018
“Nice Market”
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Corner el Emam Street and Hassan al Anwar Street | Old Cairo, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

This souk is in a building just north of the Coptic city not far from Mar Girgis metro station. At first I thought it was mainly for tourists, but when I went around I observed many (middle class) Egyptian women who were shopping. There are...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Went here with our guide and had some fun bargaining for spices and trinkets. Always a fun stop at a Souk

Thank James C
Reviewed 8 January 2018

I visited the souq together with my family in January 2018. We were all very pleased with the experience. It's a cosy and clean place were you'll find really nice, hand made Egyptian products from different parts of Egypt. You'll find fixed prices on the...More

Thank Hanna M
Reviewed 15 December 2017

This souk is in a building just north of the Coptic city not far from Mar Girgis metro station. At first I thought it was mainly for tourists, but when I went around I observed many (middle class) Egyptian women who were shopping. There are...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2017

There were a few shops selling crafts when I went there, but most of the shops were empty. Perhaps business picks up - at weekends or busier seasons?

Thank NicJBoston
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Plenty of vendors sell Chinese knock offs, couple small restaurants and tons of tourist. Right inside Coptic Cairo you'll go through it to see any of the churches. All stalls selling the same junk.

Thank wick1979
Reviewed 11 November 2015

The souq is located near Masjid Amr Ibn el As. I discovered it by chance when I was looking for a taxi outside the masjid. The souq is not that big and doesn't have much variety. It has some art and handicraft shops and some...More

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