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Habiba Gallery

Sidi Mahmoud Street | opposite exit gate of Luxor Temple, Luxor, Egypt
+20 100 124 2026
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A treasure trove!

I spent a good 45 minutes browsing, chatting and shopping with the owner Linda whose knowledge of... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
malachiburnstein
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Bari, Italy
Best shopping in Egypt! A gem of a store!

After reading reviews on here I had to find out for myself if Habiba Gallery was as great as... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
David D
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A marketing outlet for quality handcraft & cotton of Egypt.Local producers are supported through the principals of fair trade. Beautiful embroidery, beadwork & hand loomed textiles are available together with hand beaten brass lamps. Prices are fixed & staff speak english. Open 10am-10pm.
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Sidi Mahmoud Street | opposite exit gate of Luxor Temple, Luxor, Egypt
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

I spent a good 45 minutes browsing, chatting and shopping with the owner Linda whose knowledge of all the products on sale was just wonderful. I filled a spare case with items and I only wish I'd had space for more. The brass lamps are...More

Thank malachiburnstein
Souklady, Manager at Habiba Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

I was so happy to speak to you about our products, hopefully on your next visit we will have some new artisan work to tempt you with. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 21 April 2017

After reading reviews on here I had to find out for myself if Habiba Gallery was as great as everyone says. And IT WAS!!! After you are tired of haggling, or like me know you aren't going to enjoy it, take your time to shop...More

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Souklady, Manager at Habiba Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Hello David, so glad you took the time to come and see us at Habiba Gallery. Your experience of fixed pricing & supporting local artisans certainly paid off. Egyptian communities thank you & we hope too see you again one day.

Reviewed 14 April 2017

The art of bargaining is alive and well in Egypt but if you really don't like that atmosphere, Habiba's is a true delight. Linda has lived there for 17 years and carries locally made products. Very nice selection of hundreds of things. I was grateful...More

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Souklady, Manager at Habiba Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

It is always great to hear from a happy customer & yes buying at Habiba Gallery you have supported local egyptian communities. Thank you for your review

Reviewed 18 March 2017

When you're tired of haggling your way through every purchase, with every seller making up stories about every item, visit Habiba. The shop is filled with beautiful items made by hand from quality materials. The fixed prices are excellent. The lovely Australian owner works with...More

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Souklady, Manager at Habiba Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2017

Thank you for your review of Habiba Gallery. The women of Egypt are so happy that their hand made items are so appreciated.

Reviewed 18 March 2017

Stayed in Luxor for 4 weeks and visited this store multiple times. Everything inside is gorgeous - unique scarves (I bought so many!), hand painted tiles, jewelry, and all kinds of other amazing things. The staff are lovely, and you can tell that the owner,...More

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Souklady, Manager at Habiba Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2017

It was a pleasure having you visit Habiba Gallery. Yes, we do enjoy making contact with local groups and assisting to market their products. Visit us next time when in Luxor & I am sure we will have new items for you to choose from....More

Reviewed 13 March 2017

The Australian owner was very sweet and took her time to chit chat with my daughter and myself. You can see she is dedicated to develop true local craftsmanship. Would recommend her Hammam towels and soaps. Very near the Luxor Temple which makes it easy...More

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Souklady, Manager at Habiba Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Yes we are just across from the exit gate of Luxor Temple in Andrawes Pasha Street. Open every day 10am - 10pm so lets hope you can visit again oneday.

Reviewed 12 March 2017

Nice shop, truly free hassle. Take your time to see the crafts. Very kind seller. Worth the visit. Accept credit card.

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Souklady, Manager at Habiba Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review. Yes we do fixed price which helps with deciding on your local purchase & the staff are always happy to assist.

Reviewed 28 February 2017

In February I visited Egypt and traveled all over the country. Out of all the shopping I did while I was there whether for myself or for souvenirs for family/friends, Habiba was the BEST shop I found. Located by the Luxor Temple it is easy...More

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habibagallery, Manager at Habiba Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

We were so happy to take the stress out of your shopping. The items you purchased are all from egyptian artisans which helps sustain an income for them. Thank you for your review & hope you have wonderful memories of Egypt.

Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I would highly recommend Habiba Gallery for shopping I bought some souvenirs from there surprisingly the prices were fixed and reasonable, people there are very friendly and helpful specially Mr. Abdul Shady. Many thanks Habiba Gallery for a great shopping experience

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habibagallery, Owner at Habiba Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Habiba Gallery was so happy to meet you in our shop. Yes our products are fixed price which makes your shopping experience so much easier. Thank you for taking the time to write this review, a pleasure to meet you Abdel Shafy

Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

This store had one the best selection of crafts and clothing in Egypt. Scarves, weavings, glassware - you name it. Much better offerings than the nearby fair trade store or the Caravanserai on the West Bank. And the owner, Linda, is a wealth of information...More

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habibagallery, Manager at Habiba Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

Thank you for visiting Habiba Gallery & seeing the wonderful crafts Egypt has to offer. Your kind words mean so much to the artisans.

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