Where will I buy groceries and do other shopping in Cairo?
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"Expats in Cairo, often shop for groceries at Carrefour, a popular French supermarket chain with several locations throughout the city. They can find a wide range of local and imported products at reasonable prices. The website for Carrefour Egypt is https://www.carrefouregypt.com/. Another popular grocery store for expats is Metro Market, which offers a variety of local and international products, as well as fresh produce and baked goods. Their website can be found at https://www.metro-egypt.com/. For fresh fruits, vegetables, and other local products, expats can visit local markets such as Souq al-Gomaa or the Maadi Market. These markets offer a more authentic Egyptian shopping experience and often have lower prices than supermarkets. In addition to grocery shopping, expats can find a variety of clothing, electronics, and other items at Citystars Mall, one of the largest shopping centers in Cairo. The mall features a mix of local and international brands, as well as a cinema and numerous dining options. The website for Citystars Mall is https://www.citystars-heliopolis.com.eg/. For more traditional Egyptian products, such as textiles, pottery, and jewelry, expats can visit the famous Khan el-Khalili market. This bustling bazaar is a great place to find unique souvenirs and gifts, as well as to experience the vibrant atmosphere of Cairo," said another expat in Cairo, Egypt.
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Where will I buy groceries and do other shopping in Cairo?If you live in Cairo, newcomers to Cairo would love to hear your answer to this question: