El Kahhal Carpets Cairo -- Since 1870 your trusted manufacturer and purveyor of handmade rugs and carpets


Founded in 1870, El Kahhal Carpets is a family-owned business and currently operated by the fifth generation. Today, El Kahhal Carpets is the oldest and most renowned manufacturer and purveyor of handmade carpets and rugs in Egypt.

In our two showrooms in Cairo, Egypt, we present our wide selection of traditional and modern carpets and rugs. Moreover, El Kahhal Carpets offers a wide range of services including manufacturing, trading, cleaning and restoration, and appraisal of carpets and rugs for individuals, commercial clients, and wholesalers in Egypt and abroad.

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  • Located in the Khan al-Khalili, this super elegant shop has the finest imported stock in the city, with both antiques and made-to-order designs.

    Lonely Planet

  • One of the oldest and largest conventional places to purchase carpets and rugs in Khan al-Khalili is El Kahhal Carpets. Here you can spend hours taking tea with the owner while every carpet in the shop is displayed for you.

    DK Eyewitness Travel Guide