Khan el-Khalili

Khan el-Khalili is a famous bazaar and souq in the of , . Established as a center of trade in the Mamluk era and named for one of its several historic caravanserais, the bazaar district has since become one of Cairo's main attractions for tourists and Egyptians alike.

Notable Places in the Area

The Imam or Jame Sayyidna Husayn is a and mausoleum of Husayn ibn Ali, originally built in 1154, and then later reconstructed in 1874. is situated 110 metres east of Khan el-Khalili. Photo: Berthold Werner, CC BY 3.0.

Al-Azhar Mosque, known simply in Egypt as al-Azhar, is an in . is situated 230 metres south of Khan el-Khalili. Photo: Maveric149, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a public park located in Cairo, Egypt. is situated 1 km south of Khan el-Khalili. Photo: Yasser Nazmi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Mosque of Sultan al-Mu'ayyad is a in , next to Bab Zuwayla built under the rule of sultan Al-Mu'ayyad Sayf ad-Din Shaykh from whom it takes its name, "Al-Mu'ayyad", meaning The Supporter in Arabic language. is situated 660 metres southwest of Khan el-Khalili. Photo: Nizar Barrak, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is the name commonly given to the core of medieval , a part of the city remarkably different from the modern Downtown district and the suburbs to the west. Photo: Ahmed Al.Badawy, CC BY-SA 2.0.

El Daher, or El Zaher, is one of the districts of , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

is a neighborhood in downtown . The Egyptian Ministry of Interior is located there.

Khan el-Khalili

30.0477° or 30° 2' 51.8" north
31.2621° or 31° 15' 43.5" east
Open Location Code
32 metres (105 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 471494311
Geo­Names ID
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