With exams coming up, many of us will probably want to start to get a tad more serious with studying. Studying at home can sometimes boring, distracting and, a lot of times, very off-putting. Now is the perfect time to break the routine and find yourself a cosy and affordable venue to study in. So here are five quiet places where you can get your nerd on.
1. Diwan Bookstore
Diwan is, without doubt, the most obvious – but perfect – option for a productive study-sesh. With more than just one branch, calm and relaxing music playing in the background and the extensive selection of hot drinks and snacks, it’s the ideal place for studying, amidst the hustle and bustle of Cairo.
159, 26th July St, Zamalek, https://goo.gl/maps/fJVeCLD5Y4Q2
2. Al Kotob Khan
Located in Maadi, this gem is the ultimate reader’s paradise. There are books, snacks and drinks. The balcony that they have is also but another pro, where you can read, work or study and simultaneously enjoy the view and the quiet.
Maadi as Sarayat Al Gharbeyah, Al Maadi, https://goo.gl/maps/xoT5Epxj8qB2
3. Al Maqqar
Al Maqqar doesn’t only offer an area where you can study, it also has private office spaces and rooms where you can hold meetings. Even though there are tons of cosy cafés in Heliopolis, especially Korba, Al Maqqar still is a perfect place for studying for anyone living there.
17 Ibn Sina, Almazah, Heliopolis, https://goo.gl/maps/XkepH28GXgP2
4. Sufi Bookstore
The real masterpiece of the bohemian capital of Cairo – Zamalek that is, Sufi is not only great for a drink with friends, but it’s also the perfect venue for studying. It’s comfy and quiet, and it offers way more than just a table. It has handmade products, art and – of course – books.
12 Sayed El Bakry Street, Zamalek, https://goo.gl/maps/j3VJVHbSxm82
This conveniently situated café is the best study-spot in mohandeseen. It’s perfect for shisha lovers, and it has a calm atmosphere. It also doesn’t hurt anybody to spice up your studying with some of their tasty deserts.
2 Amman Square, Dokki, https://goo.gl/maps/W6h6XF32rs42