Wekalet El Balah Mobile Application
Wekalet El Balah is the biggest fabric market in Egypt, it’s located in the center of Cairo next to Boulaq, Imbaba, Zamalek, Downtown, Shubra and Garden City. It has all kinds of fabrics as well as garments and many other products. “Wekalet El Balah” by Salma Saad Srour is a mobile application (Available in both Arabic and English) that aims to enhance Wekalet El Balah’s visitors’ experiences. Salma’s goal was to let people get to know more about Egyptian local markets by encouraging them to visit Wekalet El Balah as a start. The Mobile Application has a list of shops there as well as their locations on the map to help users navigate. Also, there is a list of landmarks to help users reach their desired destinations (especially shops with no shop signs) easily. Furthermore, Wekalet El balah has several historical places for people who are interested in historical monuments. Moreover the application offers users a list of convenience tips for users before going, as well as a brief history about the place with the reasons behind its naming, alongside some pictures from Wekalet El Balah itself. These pictures are for firsttime visitors to know about the atmosphere of the place before going. This Mobile application is a tool to help visitors make the best out of their experience as well as encourage them to discover more about forgotten treasures in Cairo.
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Srour, Salma Saad, "Wekalet El Balah Mobile Application" (2018). Capstone and Graduation Projects. 55.
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