AOL Travel
Print

Muhammad Ali Street, Cairo

Muhammad Ali Street - Cairo, Egypt
Muhammad Ali Street
Muhammad Ali Street, Cairo, EgyptMap
Al Ataba Square
+20 2 285 4509
Neighborhood: Downtown
Overview

Muhammad Ali Street is a very noisy and crowded street but is best known as the place where you can buy musical instruments. Earlier, only handmade instruments were made and sold but today, mostly imported instruments can be found here. Named after Muhammad Ali Pasha, the famous ruler of Egypt, this street was associated with many artists and groups like the Hasaballah. Although, few remain and you will find a few instrument makers like the makers of Oud, an Arabic guitar.

Write a Review

How would you rate your overall experience with Muhammad Ali Street?
Muhammad Ali Street General Information
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
AOL Traveler Rating
0 POSITIVE Vote » Thanks for voting!
0 NEGATIVE Vote » Thanks for voting!
ADVERTISEMENT