Cairo's most cutting-edge contemporary art space is spread between two buildings: an old Jewish mansion and a restored car mechanics' workshop, both opposite an...more
The main Luxor Souk, restored and covered in the fashion of the Dubai Gold Souk, is full of aggressive touts and lacks the interest of either the Khan Al...more
Newly relocated to a 1930s villa in the Dokki district, Nagada helps solve Cairo's eternal fashion conundrum: how to stay cool in the heat. Lebanese-Swiss team...more
This cavernous shop facing the front gate of the Ibn Tulun Mosque is the place to go for the best of Egypt's village and oasis crafts, including many objects...more
The grand souk of Cairo since the 14th century, this market fills the streets that slope gently down from Midan El-Hussein, a square whose mosque is believed to...more
Expats and locals head for this Zamalek bookstore for the latest English best sellers, translations of Middle Eastern novels, plus works on politics, art, and...more
Around the corner from the Al-Azhar Mosque, across the busy Al-Azhar Street from Midan El-Hussein, Al-Khatoun is an artists' cooperative occupying a restored...more
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