Housh El-Zarani Housh El-Zarani is located near the post office on the east
side of the river. In past centuries this housh, or market area, was a
conglomerate of khans (caravansaries), craft center and shops. Here
shoemakers, woodworkers weavers, copper workers and saddle makers plied
their trades. It was also an important commercial center where vendors sold
agricultural and industrial products.