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old center of Hurghada, Hurghada, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

i went there and it's a very old center of Hurghada, you can almost find anything you want, has some local shops, you can find souvenirs, clothes, farm market and herbs and so

Thank Naiera A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't say I liked this part of the town.I thought it was an old, traditional part of the city, but if so, it's sad.Unfinished houses,dirt,dust and waste everywhere,people selling food or other goods on improvised stalls,other directly prayng on the sidewalks.Not quite a touristic...More

Thank zuv
Reviewed 28 August 2018

El Dahar is one specific place where the early religions are mixed, different opinions and everything is full and never empty, the place where you will find and acquaintances, where you will bring in many people of good heart, a place where you will be...More

2  Thank gabrijelastigler
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Well, I had an interesting visit to this place, thats for sure. A variety of products, was offered some I did not expect to be offered, thats for sure. Cannot tell you what though, although its certainly not smoked, snorted or injected....more in the nature...More

Thank Geir F
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Was a bit intimidating here as soon as we arrived a young lad tried to latch onto us and be our guide. We had to tell him several times to go away. He went so far as saying we weren’t safe if we went alone....More

1  Thank Tanya P
Reviewed 24 June 2018

This the oldest place on Hurghada it contain the most famous center like the post , you can do good shopping and get any thing easy with low price .

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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Go to dahar shop with locals great variety of shops cheaper than main street, plenty of places to have a coffee Take it all in and enjoy

1  Thank gordon h
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

It’s quite local to where I’ve an apartment, love the place, the people. Everything you need is there, food, drink, bits of this n that. Great place, great people, just be Street wise like any other place you visi, you’ll love it.

1  Thank gawav
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Great place to go to buy souvenirs, but take a guide to help you get the best prices! You will see real Egyptian Life here away from the Resorts and Beaches.

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

So different from the Uk. Cars without lights , horns constantly beeping , traffic seemingly random in direction so just crossing the road is an experience in itself. Shop keepers desperate for money will try various ruses and tricks to get you into shops where...More

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stuart n
14 August 2017|
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Response from YorkshireCouple1986 | Reviewed this property |
Yes sheraton street is where you should go for all your shop. The road is a few miles long with all kinds of shops and places to eat. Plenty of fake stuff to buy, my wife bought plenty of bags and I bought tshirts. Remember... More
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YoannaD10
24 August 2016|
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Response from gawav | Reviewed this property |
You should use A1 taxis as they are the most less expensive and use the meter. I would think maybe around 30 le, I use the small buses going to Dahar, they are about 1 and half le, very safe no hassle. Get A1 number from the... More
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Engineer110
23 August 2015|
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Response from Žan M | Reviewed this property |
It should cost around 20 EGP but no more than 40 one way. But before choosing a taxi, try to find a bus that goes past Makadi bay where your hotel is located as it is reasonably cheaper than taxi. In Dahar you will see many... More
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