Congested and fabulous, the market street known as Sharia al-Muski begins in the khan (where it’s formally called Sharia Gawhar al-Qaid)...
There are few specific things to see in the khan but Fishawi’s Coffeehouse , in an alley one block west of Midan al-Hussein, is an...
It’s easy to dismiss Khan al-Khalili as a tourist trap, what with all the heavy-pressure touts and made-in-China trinkets. But Cairenes...
Probably the oldest ahwa in the city, and certainly the most celebrated, Fishawi’s has been a great place to watch the world go by since...
Adjacent to Al-Halwagy, this popular place serves up made-to-order fiteer topped with your choice of cheese, egg, tomato, olives and...
Midan al-Hussein · interesting places nearby
Not directly on the square, but just behind a row of buildings, this good ta’amiyya, fuul and salad place has been around for nearly a century. You can eat at pavement tables or hide away upstairs.