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Papyrus Shop

Pyramids St., Giza, Egypt
20 2 385 0395
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Worth a look!!!

This place came highly recommended by our tour guide. Have to say he was right. You get a typical... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Jo D
via mobile
Incredible shop.

Visited here during a tour of the great pyramids and feel in love with so many pieces. Prices can... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
akolori
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Pyramids St., Giza, Egypt
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20 2 385 0395
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

This place came highly recommended by our tour guide. Have to say he was right. You get a typical Egyptian welcome of friendliness and a drink - mint tea all the way without a doubt. 😁. They show you exactly how things are made, which...More

Thank Jo D
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Visited here during a tour of the great pyramids and feel in love with so many pieces. Prices can be fairly high on certain things, huge mural size art works, but you can bargain an incredible deal with them. Very very fair people to deal...More

Thank akolori
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

although the prices here were very high but i was able to bring the man down from 700 to 200 Egyptian pounds. although the least it costs is $20 starting with the smallest size. the best part of this shop was that they show you...More

Thank Aye S
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

All local guides take you to such a place where you get a live demonstration of how paper is made from papyrus paper. Very interesting. There you can see the various Egyptian paintings made on papyrus paper. They are no doubt very good and attractive....More

1  Thank kc j
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

At the beginning of the visit a small demonstration was given to show how the papyrus grass was cut to make the paper, soaked pressed and interwoven and left to dry. Once this process was completed then the artwork was painted ontop. There are a...More

1  Thank 735PLR
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

Very friendly staff that explains the makings of papyrus sheets. Beautiful artwork for sale but you don't feel obligated to buy anything.

Thank Valhildur
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

We liked this place very much. Bought a few pieces (one with an alternative image that glows in the dark) and were very happy with our purchase. There was a quick presentation of how the papyrus paper is made and the nice lady was never...More

Thank Achikins
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Reviewed 15 July 2015

The tour guide took us at this place, they show and explain to you all the process how papyrus is made, comparing to the other shops is a bit more expensive, specially the big paintings, but you can buy a small one for na affordable...More

1  Thank Mariza S
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Reviewed 14 April 2015

My son wanted to bring something back for his classmates, and a friend suggested papyrus bookmarks. So we stopped in at friend's recommendation. The shop is clean and well lit, and they offered us hibiscus tea, then showed us how papyrus was made back in...More

1  Thank LizWaz
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Reviewed 23 April 2014 via mobile

Wondeful, clean shop with a brilliant staff! They first ask you if you would like a beverage, and then you recieve a FREE demonstration of how the ancient Egyptians made papyrus from the plant. Ask the Owner about turning the lights off to see the...More

2  Thank RichardZKrupse
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