It might seem impossible to find a quiet place to study or work in the middle of our crazy-ass city. Unfortunately mama w baba don’t understand that home isn’t the best place to study, especially when someone calls out for you every couple of minutes and the TV in the living room is set to the loudest volume. On the upside though, Cairo has several cozy spots that are easy on the eyes and ears, and perfect for getting some work done.

 

Bookstores/Cafés

A quiet, cozy place that has books, food, beverages & good music; in other words, heaven. Check out some of these great spots around Cairo:

1. Sufi

Working hours: 12:00 pm – 2:00 am
More info here.

 

2. Falak 

Working hours: 10:00 am – 12:00 am
More info here.

3. Bikya 

Working hours: 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
More info here.

4. Diwan 

More info here.

 

5. Alef 

More info here

 

Coworking Spaces

Aiming to create a community rather than just shooting for profit, these are places in which random people can study/work in a single, shared office environment. A lot of coworking spaces have been popping up in the past few years around Cairo and here are a few of our favourites:

6. Almaqar 

More info here.

7. Khanspace 

 

Working hours: 2:30 pm – 11:00 pm
More info here.

8. Penguin Square

Working hours: 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm

More info here

9. The District 

 

Working hours: 9:00 am – 10:00 pm

More info here.

 

10. Rasheed22

More info here.

11. and there’s always El Nady 

Yes, el nady. We all have sports club membership cards abandoned in our wallets and it’s about time that we put them to good use. Clubs are great places to study, especially when you’re broke, and sick of enclosed spaces, and sooner or later, we all reach both of those points.

Working hours: *Varies* Sunrise- 12:00 am
More info at your own sports club.

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