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When it comes time to bring home a souvenir from your vacation, ShermansTravel experts know just where to go. Whether it’s a high-end leather purse or an authentic, locally made craft, we show you which stores and markets to hit up for all your shopping needs – while highlighting the best steals and bargains in your destination.

Shopping in Cairo

Cairo Mariott

Handmade silver pendants, rings, and bracelets as well as Bedouin textiles are sold at this jewelry store.

4 Saray al-Gezira, 011-20-2-736-1917
Tags: budget | shopping | jewelry

Khan al-Khalili

Do most of your shopping at this vast market. Jam-packed into narrow streets you’ll find hundreds of stores selling almost anything including Egyptian gold jewelry, essential oils, handicrafts, textiles, and clothes. Expect to bargain.

Tags: shopping | great value | jewelry


Browse this well-regarded store for rare and out-of-print books, as well as maps and postcards with a Middle Eastern theme.

, 011-20-2-575-3418
Tags: shopping | expensive | smart splurge | history

Mashrabia Gallery

Pick up artwork by some of Egypt’s most popular artists at this contemporary gallery. Regular openings feature up-and-coming talent – check the website for schedules.

8 Shar’a Champollion, 011-20-2-578-4494
Tags: shopping | moderate | art

Mit Rehan

A must for Egyptian furniture fans, Mit Rehan carries hand-carved wooden tables and chairs, as well as Western-style sofas with Middle Eastern designs.

13 Shar’a Mara’ashly, 011-20-2-340-4073
Tags: shopping | moderate | home

Yousef Spahi

Local socialites and celebrities love Yousef Spahi’s glittery, colorful evening garb.

20 Shar’a Mansour Muhammad, 011-20-2-341-0976
Tags: shopping | expensive | trendy

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