Ezbekiyya Book Market
The Ezbekiyya Gardens, designed in 1870s and then covering more than 20 acres, were once some of the finest gardens outside Europe. At...
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 Cairo. 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 –...
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Ezbekiyya Book Market information
The 50 or so stalls here yield occasional finds, and some stock fun gift items such as Arabic alphabet posters.