AL-Fishawy is the Grande Dame of Cairo’s coffee houses. Located in the heart of Khan al-Khalili, Al-Fishawy is Egypt's most famous, and most exciting coffee shop. Al-Fishawy has been open 24/7 since 1707, and used to be a favorite landmark of novelists and artists such as the Nobel prize- winning author Naguib Mahfouz, Um Kolthoum and numerous other artists and cultured thinkers. The Photographs reflects the nature of the ancient cafe. They are not just visual photographs, They are visual representation of what the cafe is really about.