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Naguib Mahfouz Cafe

Named after Egypt's famous Nobel Prize winning author, this cafe is a haven of air-conditioned tranquillity and a wonderful place to rest after haggling in Cairo's main bazaar - the Khan el Khalili.

Smiling waiters wearing fezzes bring smoking shisha pipes to the tables as Egyptian businessmen mix with tourists and families.


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