Wikiala or Historicalo Markets in Cairo



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The Wikala of Bazaraa

The Wikala of Bazaraa

The Wikala of El-Bazara locates in Bab El-Nasr Street westward the Mosque of Ustadar . This Wikala was one of the major commercial centers and was famous for trading in coffee, wood and soap. It was r

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The Wikala of El-Tutungi

The Wikala of El-Tutungi

The Remains of The Wikala of El Tutngi lies in El Alfi Street off El Saliba Street and next to the Sabil-Juttab of Abbas Agha. This Wikala dates back to the ottoman period but the major part of it dis

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The Wikala of Emir Qawsun El Nassery

The Wikala of Emir Qawsun El Nassery

The Wikala of Emir Qawsun situates in Bab El-Nasr Street nearby the Mosque of El-Hakim and it was the located in the northern boarders of the Fatimid Cairo. It was established by Emir Qawsun who was o

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Visiting The Wikala of Sultan El-Ghuri

Visiting The Wikala of Sultan El-Ghuri

The Wikala of El-Ghuri situates in El-Sheikh Mohamed Abdu Street some meters way from El-Ghureya Complex and El-Azhar Mosque. The Wikala means a commercial center visited by a large number of people t

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Wikala of Sultan Qaytbay in Bab El-Nasr

Wikala of Sultan Qaytbay in Bab El-Nasr

The Wikala of Sultan Qaytbay locates in Bab El-Nasr street few meters away from the Tomb of Ahmed El-Qazid with its fascinating ribbed brick dome. It traces back to the first half of the 15th century

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Wikala and Sabil Kuttab of Nafisa Bayda

Wikala and Sabil Kuttab of Nafisa Bayda

The Wikala and Sabil-Kuttab of Nafisa El Bayda lies in Maydan El-Metwalli next to the Mosque of El-Muayyad Shaykh and Bab Zuwayla . The complex was constructed by Nafisa Bayda who came to Egypt as a s

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Shopping in Cairo

Shopping in Cairo

Cairo is one of the major shopping area in Egypt renowned for its huge markets and bazaars including Khan el-Khalili, Friday Market of Suq El Gomaa and others. Antiques, jewelry, spices, copper utensi

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Giza Province In Greater Cairo

Giza Province In Greater Cairo

Giza is a governorate in the center of Egypt on the west bank of the Nile. It forms with Cairo and El Qalyubeya Governorate what is known as Greater Cairo. El Giza Governorate covers about 27, 564 km

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Mausoleums in Cairo

Mausoleums in Cairo

Mausoleums in Cairo. Khanqah and Mausoleum of Emir Qawsun, Besides having the most ancient tombs in the world, Cairo hold a big collection of Tombs and Mausoleums of Kings, Sultans, and Princes of all

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Pyramids in Giza

Pyramids in Giza

Giza Plateau is the most important archaeological site in the world that locates on the western bank of the Nile River and few kilometers southward Cairo. It is one of the most admirable and most visi

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Museums in Cairo

Museums in Cairo

Cairo is a City rich in museums for all kinds of arts and themes. Egyptian Musum for Pharonic Art, Islamic Museum, Coptica Museum,  Solar Ship Museum Military Museum , Police Museum, Railway Museum ,

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Places to visit in Saqqara, Giza, Cairo

Places to visit in Saqqara, Giza, Cairo

Saqqara is a vast Ancient Egyptian necropolis in Giza Governorate of , about 18 km to the south of Giza City. The uniqueness of the site rests on its being the only necropolis in Egypt that includes t

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Mosques in Cairo

Mosques in Cairo

City of One Thousand Minarets;  this how people of Cairo call it, among many other nick name of their beloved city. Where ever you go, specially in the historical city you observe minarets of differe

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Other Islamic Monuments in Cairo

Other Islamic Monuments in Cairo

Not Only  Mosques, Sabil Kuttabs  (Fountains and Schools), Madrasas (Schools) or Bimarestans(Hospitals) are the most important islamic Monuments in Cairo , but also cairo have many other surprising

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Festivals and Celebrations in Cairo

Festivals and Celebrations in Cairo

Since the Pharaonic Era, Egyptians are renowned for their unique way for celebrating important events in their life. Due to the prominent position of Cairo as the capital of Egypt and the cultural cen

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Nightlife in Cairo

Nightlife in Cairo

Nightlife in the city of the Nile River has a different taste and there are plenty of activities to do and places to visit including clubs, bars, and restaurants. Taking a Nile cruise especially at ni

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Shopping in Cairo

Shopping in Cairo

Before leaving, all the tourists prefer taking souvenirs for their friends from Egypt. Among the highly purchased souvenirs are the perfume bottles, handmade works such as baskets, tent making works

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Greater Cairo Cities and Districts

Greater Cairo Cities and Districts

Nasr City Nasr City is one of the major districts of Cairo covering about 250 km². It was erected in 1960 as an extension of Heliopolis City and consists of ten sub-districts known by their nu

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Parks in Cairo

Parks in Cairo

Though for the fiest impressions Cairo appears to be a city of cement, concrete  and ugly building, it has it charm, secret places and places to hide and search peace and nature. Tens of gardens and

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