Wakalas

Cairene commercial buildings offering lodging, storage, and commercial space for merchants and sometimes serving as brokerage houses; similar to khans and often built with unconnected housing above.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
28187
Names
wakalas
wakala Spanish
wakalat
wikala
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300252102. The J. Paul Getty Trust.