The ‘Street of the Tentmakers’ is one of the medieval specialty quarters. It gets its name from the artisans who produce the bright fabrics used for tents. Khayamiya is a type of decorative textile used for decorating tents across the Middle East. It is available in the tentmakers market. There are a lot of options to choose from in the market. A walk through its historical alleys will provide a plethora of options for good retail therapy.
Artwork, beautiful textile variety designs, embroidery work.
One can choose to hire a taxi. You can also board the subway from any part of Cairo, and deboard at Bab El Shaaria metro station. From there, all you need to do is rent a taxi to reach the market, since the market lies approximately 1.9 kms from the station.
Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
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