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Waste of time...

Most of the time this place is highly recommended by the tour operators. The shop is large, nicely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Beware of this Perfume Factory

Our tour guide took us to this place - Siwa Perfume Factory. We are around 19 tourists. The lady... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Quezon City, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tour guide brought us here, and ensured us it is gov't controlled. We went through the whole demo with a guy who was articulate and humorous. We were not in a private tour both times. Ended up buying 4+2 bottles in Cairo for the same...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Most of the time this place is highly recommended by the tour operators. The shop is large, nicely decorated. They offer drinks and give demonstration of their products. And then ask which of them you want to buy, they don't force though. Nothing exceptional, better...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank moinulbb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They will offer you drinks, claiming that it is made by their grandma to soften you up. Will sell you perfumes that u can get for 10% of the cost elsewhere. The fill the bottles with stuff that isn’t what you bought. Avoid at all...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bungeejon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Purchased 4 bottles for $122. When we got home and actually opened the bottles they did NOT have the essence that we smelled in the shop. For instance, we purchased menthe which actually made your nose tingle because it was so strong. When we opened...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank SherryBerry76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I saw some of bad reviews about the perfume in Egypt I deal with Siwa essence macker in Cairo the stuff is really nice and nice quality and there is a different between the oils there and essence Oils has no smell but they have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 776hhhandy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a frequent user of essential oils for many years and am familiar with the texture of various oils. The sample shown in the shop was reasonable, though the same price for different oil was very unusual and odd. Giving them the benefit of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank smartalex1986
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

This place was part of our tour and me and my wife had a private sitting with the folks there where he explained the process and sample tons of essential oils (and their scents is not oil base but water base) super potent and clean...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank visualcaptain
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Our tour guide took us to this place - Siwa Perfume Factory. We are around 19 tourists. The lady demonstrated us their perfume nicely and we were convinced to buy the 100ml bottles of different concentrated perfumes at $50 each bottle and one free if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
7  Thank Jethom
Reviewed 29 October 2018

... bought 5 x 100 ml perfumes/essences for £127.81 (£25.56/bottle). we had a private tour and this was an added itinerary. this was suggested to us by our tour guide and we agreed. we bought 2 bottles of lotus flower perfume, 1 menth, 1 myrrh...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TheMomentHumansBlink
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Don't you just love it when on a guided tour and the tour guide says that we will stop at a crafts/ clothing/ art/perfume shop - all very special. Yawn yawn - her we go again!! But this one was interesting - there was a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Foodie8621 | Reviewed this property |
It's used for aromatherapy, perfume, to treat rashes, sunburn, and as an anti-fungal/anti-bacterial. I've heard it can also be used as a toner for younger looking skin.