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Souks (Market)

Luxor Center, Luxor, Egypt
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Surprisingly quiet

After visiting Cairo and Aswan souks, I was impressed by the silent that is found in Luxor souk... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
shadylau
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Girona, Spain
via mobile
Hassle everywhere

It is a disappointment how tourists are hassled all time, sellers are dishonest, and people has to... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Mayo C
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Luxor Center, Luxor, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After visiting Cairo and Aswan souks, I was impressed by the silent that is found in Luxor souk. The place is really authentic and has a very special atmosphere, I could walk there all the day. You can find all kinds of souvenirs, and also...More

Thank shadylau
Reviewed 8 May 2017

It is a disappointment how tourists are hassled all time, sellers are dishonest, and people has to be very careful while visiting the markets. I didn't like this experience at all, truly a shame. I gave it one poor evaluation instead of a terrible because...More

Thank Mayo C
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Visit both -"tourist"souk and "egyptian" souk alots of time..love.walk there, and the egyptian souk are so different from shopping in.Europa, just the smell and the noise will make this a memory :-) And if you want.. I will be happy be your "guide" around there...More

Thank Ellen P
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

It could have been a good place to shop in Luxor if the sellers there didn't hassle tourists, they would even sell more.

Thank Mahmoud H
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Luxor Souk is a pretty good place to pick up some souvenirs; it's less busy then the markets in Cairo and you get less hassle. However the wears on offer are a lot more touristy and much of it is crap. You have to do...More

Thank Chris_DJ_Bear_Acton
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Each step down narrow winding streets brings a new discovery! You will encounter many colorful and exotic things and get a more intimate understanding of Egyptian culture. For example, you might find a spice vendor, such as Mustafa's "Leave it to God" (Khalkha, Alla Allaa)...More

Thank Brooke H
Reviewed 27 August 2016

On my first day I was too tired to explore and ended up strolling in the tourist market, which has this funny entrance etc. I bought few fruits -- 3 apples, small bunch of grapes and 5 bananas, the guy asked me for 20EGP, since...More

1  Thank aistis123
Reviewed 29 July 2016

The bargaining is so different then the way most westerners are accustomed to buying something I think is what makes this type of interaction stressful. Sort of like buying a car in the U.S. Even if you don't come to an agreement on price it's...More

Thank GFLane
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Very bad market with lot of creeps passing comments on you and try to talk to you. Don't fall prey to shops, they say a lot to bargain.

Thank radhikamittal14
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

It's a nice way to pass time in late evenings strolling along in a souq. The shopkeepers will hassle yous a bit but just say no. It's colorful and fun. Don't forget to bargain...

Thank BharathiMani
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