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Lot of shops selling souvenirs, clothes ,leather goods etc. If you are good at bargaining then you can end up with a decent price. We did buy leather hand bags, good quality ones, but after lot of bargaining. The thumb rule start at 30% of...More
Myself and my 72 year old father were both verbally and twice physically abused in this souk.
My dad had his hand squeezed by a vendor and I was confronted by a seller from "the student shop" who would not let me past and put...More
Our travel company had ordered small horse chariots to take us through town market and although it didn´t allow us to bargon much, I had never had such an experience, when on really narrow space the chariot squeezes itself through everything and you can take...More
I found the souq in Luxor to be much better than Khan el-Khalili in Cairo. The range of goods was better with far less “Made in China” tourist tat. I also found two Fairtrade shops, one in the soup and one just outside which sold...More
Not as aggressive as the Aswan Souk, but still too touchy and chatty for my taste. Dishonesty breeds through all these Egyptian souks, however you must experience the souk for yourself. I only made one visit to the Luxor souk where I purchased a few...More
Luxor market is smaller than Cairo and Aswan but is rather more clean and faun to go around. i bought nice caftans and pants for the summer as well as hibiscus tea and handmade lamps.
Totally worth visit!!
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
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
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