Markets have always been important for trade and national growth. Only at the market can traders from different parts of the globe come together to sell and swap their goods. The Middle East has a strong history of markets and the Khan el-Khalili located in Cairo Egypt is one such market.
Established in 1382, the Khan el-Khalili had a hand in the spice trade along with other goods such as silk and gold that entices foreigners to the streets of Egypt. Today, visitors to Cairo enjoy the Khan el-Khalili for its diversity of goods. Traditional items like pottery and jewels can still be found along with modern clothing and electronics. There are several nearby cafes that are frequented by local artists and shoppers. The Khan el-Khalili is an open air market with a few streets covered in canvas. This market promises to provide a wonderful experience which provides visitors an opportunity to find unique items