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This outdoor market is a central feature of Aswan, Egypt’s southernmost city.
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All reviews t shirts shopping experience spice shop long street market area falafel fun activity khan el khalili buy spices no hassle street vendors nile river herbs souk souvenirs peanuts bargain
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I visited this market at night, and was pleasantly surprised by how safe and hassle free it was for me! Granted, I am a tall brunette girl, so I do have a strong look for a girl, but I never felt threatened as a foreigner...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lucylooking
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Aswan market / Souk is a fun picturesque jaunt featuring herbs, spices, souvenirs, home goods and clothing - plus a nice mix with locals. We purchased nice Cardamom & enjoyed it in our tea throughout our time in Egypt. Walking and smelling the spices...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David B L
Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

The financial crisis jas changed this market from all tourist tat into one more oriented towards the locals. So you'll see more clothing for real people. More food and spices stores as well as hardware etc As a result there's also less hassle from the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sail_Scarlett
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Never go to Aswan without going to the old market (Soul) beside Aswan Courniche. The best herbs, spices & peanuts maybe in the middle East & Africa.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ahmedfaroukelmasry
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

Market is a long clean street parallel to the Nile River where the cruise ships dock, about 10-20 min walking distance away. We were there in the late afternoon, before the night street vendors were out in force. Plenty of spice/dried dates & souvenir shops....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

If you’re in Aswan then I would say it’s definitely worth a quick look around. The market sells everything from spices to live chickens and lots in between.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Ruby_Zak_Issy
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Yeah this is a busy place at night and by now you’re yousto saying no thank you it’s pretty long so you will need a good hr+ now if you want a nice coffee or tea or if you partake in the art of hubbalybubally...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank james_anderson64
Reviewed 13 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 189vinayk
Reviewed 6 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 183fredd
Reviewed 14 September 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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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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