Being one of the oldest markets in the world, Khan El Khalil has the best to offer, both from the old and new worlds of Egyptian civilization. The market is famous for its unusual, typical oriental souvenirs and handmade crafts. Many of crafts sold at Khan El Khalil relate to the ancient Egyptian civilization, and thus are ornately decorated with images of deities, monuments, pharos and queens from that period. Among the more popular are King Tutankhamen, Queens Nefertiti, Nefertari and Hatshepsut, The Pyramids and the Sphinx.
The craftsmen at the market have passed down their skills to their children to ensure that future generations will benefit from these truly gifted artisans. They manufacture their products with the highest levels of skills and cleverness. The resulting product is a splendor of intertwined copper, ivory, mosaic, silver and wood (amongst others).