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Even before this market became a major `` oriental bazaar '', it was a place of commerce and trade. The caravan men also gathered, rested and ate here.
The market was founded in 1292, and got its name in 1382, when a warehouse was built here for Amir Karkas el-Khalili.
Basically local art is on display at the market. Here you can buy a variety of gifts and souvenirs, jewelry made of silver and gold, leather goods, dishes, fabrics, clothes, camel carpets, papyri, spice figurines and much more.
The market is divided into peculiar quarters, in each of which something specific is traded.
Due to the fact that the market has no opportunity to expand, it began to rise up. On the upper tiers,
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Topic: Khan al-Khalili market in Egypt, Cairo resort.