Wondering what’s new on the eastside of Cairo? Tati Hafez takes us on a quick tour of all the new spots, shops and services available to East Siders!
Adventure Park Rehab – Extreme outdoor activities
Feeling a little adventurous? Looking for some outdoor thrills? Adventure Park is now operating in its soft opening phase. A themed adventure park where family and friends can enjoy a fun-filled day.
Bounce around in the trampoline area, bungee jump, challenge each other at the High-Rope Course, conquer the wall at the Rock Climbing Zone. Toddlers are welcome in the Bouncy Castle Zone. Carnival games, food and drinks are also on offer on the premises. Enjoy the soft opening packages.
Address: Ext. Al Rehab Rd, New Cairo (if you are coming from New Cairo use Rehab Gate 6, from Suez Rehab Gate 19)
Working hours: Daily from 12 PM
Balkoon – Uplifting up your balcony spirit
Never before have we cherished so much the luxury of having an outdoor area in our apartments this much. During this period of quarantining and social distancing, balconies have become a joyful escape. Balkoon redefines our mundane balcony spaces by designing and manufacturing a range of styles and balcony setups.
Telephone: +20 122 240 8209
Dina Maghawry – Get your ear styled and pierced in El Korba
Egyptian jewelry designer, Dina Maghawry, known for her distinct one-of-a-kind pieces has opened her second shop in the heart of Heliopolis.
The Korba shop is now a destination to the ever-growing clientele who seek the jeweler’s unique long-lasting pieces. Dina herself has established a piercing station in her shops where she will pierce your ears and curate your ear look.
Address: 8 Sezostris Street, off Mammouun, El Korba
Working hours: 11 am to 9 pm
For piercing appointments: +20 128 756 6014
Naqsha by Nada Moguib
Naqsha is an online gallery and print-house specialized in printing on different materials like glass, wood, leather, canvas and others. Founder and designer Nada Moguib offers custom-made finished products with the possibility of using customers’ own patterns and designs.
Naqsha’s Ramadan collection is inspired by the Ottoman Empire, dancing dervishes, the fez, the Ottoman coin and the kaftan are represented in this collection. You can view and order Naqsha products via social media pages and at Cairo’s best bazaars.
Tel: +20 100 162 2509
Tawasol – Giving back to the community
Tawasol is an NGO whose work began in 2008 when it started its first project developing low-income communities in Cairo’s informal slums areas. Throughout the years, the program grew to include vocational training, education and health services.
Tawasol’s products are crafted by low-income families, mainly students and women, and 100% of sales proceeds go back to sustain community projects and artisans wages. Tawasol arts and crafts products are available through the website tawasolegypt.org, where you can shop for authentic tractional Egyptian handmade, locally sourced merchandise.
Tel: +20 127 336 6781