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Papyrus was something I heard about but never though of where it actually came from or how it was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mia209
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
PAPYRUS

Well worth a visit. The papyrus was beautiful. We bought a couple of pictures for our walls. Useful... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
sanghab
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Papyrus was something I heard about but never though of where it actually came from or how it was made so to have a visit here was a nice surprise. A lovely lady showed us how it was all made from the plant to paper...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mia209
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Educational in seeing how papyrus was made with the free lesson; the air-conditioned building and offer of a cold drink was a respite from the heat of touring the pyramids in late spring. Might be a good spot for kids. Pressured to buy, because they're...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank TheDuchessofNewYork
Reviewed 12 June 2018

They provide demonstrations on how the papyrus is formed into the paper, woven and the pressed. Lots of bartering, go in by yourself or you will have to pay a commission to your driver

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TeacherLaDoucer
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We were shown how they painted on the Papyrus....100's of prints, was hard to choose just one..Beautiful Work.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank cm_woods
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Gallery quality is way above what you see on the streets. They will write your family name in heiroglyphics while you wait.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Well worth a visit. The papyrus was beautiful. We bought a couple of pictures for our walls. Useful if you want a keeper souvenir, otherwise best to skip.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank sanghab
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We visited this establishment in March 2010. We found the business operators very pleasant, accommodating, and informative. We, like most visitors, enjoyed the demonstration on papyrus. We found an excellent piece of art while there. It was on papyrus and had the 10 Commandments in...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Kathi M
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Most of the what other reviewers pretty much cover what I wanted to say...lovely works of art, friendly staff, etc. The only thing I can add is that I REALLY wish this store had a website as I didn't have enough money on me to...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Linda R
Reviewed 8 June 2017

One of the things I appreciated most about this shop is that they demonstrate how papyrus is made - show you how to tell if papyrus is genuine, etc. The staff are incredibly friendly and willing to go above and beyond for you - especially...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I really enjoyed our stop at this shop. There was a wonderful demonstration on how papyrus was made. Also the shop was filled with papyrus works of art that could be purchased or just looked at. There is no pressure to buy anything. I found...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank TexasFreqTraveler
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