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We were in Aswan for the Nile cruise. During the first evening, we went around Aswan. We hired a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
vinay k
Singapore, Singapore
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"i dont know what you want but i have it!"

This was a guy telling this to people it was really funny but it's true you don't have an idea what... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fred D
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This outdoor market is a central feature of Aswan, Egypt’s southernmost city.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Aswan for the Nile cruise. During the first evening, we went around Aswan. We hired a horse carriage, which drove us around. Our main stops were a spice shop and a coffee house. The spice shop was quite impressive with a wide...More

Thank vinay k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a guy telling this to people it was really funny but it's true you don't have an idea what to buy for.some one go there spices are quite cheap and good. I bought 1kg and 300grams of spices and I payed 1500LE but...More

Thank Fred D
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

The market runs parallel to the Nile River and includes colored caps to live chickens and fresh vegetables. The narrow alleyways have eroded but worth a peak.

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Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

We did not have much time to spend here as our boat was to leave on the cruise. Like Cairo, this market sold curios , spices, clothes and other African stuff. There was lot of bargaining going on. This was our first day in an...More

Thank kc j
Reviewed July 30, 2018

this is a very good alternative to cairo's market, i found even better prices on souvenirs statues with the proper exploration and bargain of course, almost no hassle, good variety and good falafel. A fun activity for the night

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Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

It was 47 degrees, but it was nice and breezy. Great shops and love the power selling atmosphere. "No hassle" is the standard phrase but they don't leave you alone till you do. So I learnt the Arabic for No =LA. 😀😀

Thank Carla H
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

This market gets very busy at night. Locals and visitors wall around and shop for all kinds of things. It's a fun activity to do at night. As always, negotiate everything you want to buy in the market. The price every vendor first asks for...More

Thank Cacheandcow
Reviewed March 28, 2018

I would not recommend actually shopping here. There are different prices for locals as for tourists - and even for men as there are for women. They pumped up prices for the women in our tour group and easily dismissed any attempt to bargain. There...More

1  Thank David E
Reviewed March 5, 2018

All egyptian street vendors are out to Cheat you as a tourist - more or less. It's not unusual to start with a price four times a reasonable level. Even after that you agree on a price after long bargaining you still pay double the...More

2  Thank pichuc0
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

The quality of commodities sucks They try everything to earn money from you Dead fishes scattered on the street All of their friendly greets are fake The worst market in Egypt Best choice? Skip this place.

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Response from Felucca T | Reviewed this property |
Yes it’s possible My advice to you is to check every thing before you buy , try to find small shops with local people or buy the material and let some one make it the size you want , there are so many shops that sell the... More