Ezbekiyya Book Market
This traffic-clogged area of park, markets and transit hub is the transition point from European-built Cairo, particularly its theatre...
A beautifully maintained collection of stamps, uniforms and even tiny scale models of great post offices throughout Egypt.
Cairo Puppet Theatre
The long-running Cairo Puppet Theatre is opposite Ezbekiyya Gardens in Downtown. The shows are in Arabic, but are colourful and...
Abu al-Hassan al-Haty
With its foggy mirrors, dusty chandeliers and waiters who look older than the building itself, this is a beautiful relic of Downtown –...
Ezbekiyya Book Market information
Lonely Planet review
The 50 or so stalls here yield occasional finds, and some stock fun gift items such as Arabic alphabet posters.