Caravanserai Luxor

Caravanserai Luxor

Caravanserais provided water for human and animal consumption, washing and ritual ablutions. Sometimes they had elaborate baths and would also keep food for the animals, and shops for travelers where they could acquire supplies.

Caravanserai is a Craft Shop on the road to Medinet Habu, West Bank, Luxor, Egypt which is a mud brick building traditionally built in the old Egyptian style, the roof is of palm tree branches and it has a hand made, very old ornate door with a very interesting locking system. When you arrive you will be greeted by very friendly staff without hassle, they will be very pleased for you to browse but don't feel under pressure to buy because they will be very happy to see you. The craft comes from all areas of Egypt collected together in one place for you to enjoy, the prices are very reasonable and very affordable. If you have not visited Oasis, Dakhla Kharga, Farfra or Sewa, Aswan, Sinai and Cairo etc, you will find items of interest from all these areas in one place at Caravanserai

Caravanserais provided water for human and animal consumption, washing and ritual ablutions. Sometimes they had elaborate baths and would also keep food for the animals, and shops for travelers where they could acquire supplies. Caravanserai is a word meaning Watering Hole or Resting Place where travelers could stop over on their journeys to rest and recover.

They were traditional Inns that supported the flow of commerce, information and people across the network of trade routes covering Asia, North Africa and South Eastern Europe.