offers an incredible selection of shopping, leisure, culture
ranges from the famous Khan el-Khalili souk, a bazaar largely
unchanged since the 14th century, to modern air-conditioned
centers displaying the latest fashions.
the bounty of the East is found here. Particular good buys
are spices, perfumes, gold and silver, carpets, brass and
copper ware, leather work, glass, ceramics and mashrabiya.
some of the famous street markets, like Wekalet al-Balah,
for fabrics, including Egyptian cotton, the Tent makers' Bazaar
for applique-work, Mohammed Ali Street for musical instruments.
you probably won't want to buy, the Camel Market also makes
a fascinating trip.