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Come All Ye Tourists

Luxor Souk is a pretty good place to pick up some souvenirs; it's less busy then the markets in... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2017
Chris_DJ_Bear_Acton
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London, United Kingdom
Stressful fun!

The bargaining is so different then the way most westerners are accustomed to buying something I... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
GFLane
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Nebraska
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Reviewed 8 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 30 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

4  Thank aistis123
Reviewed 30 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.

1  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
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Just go and find-out yourself, walking with all the noise around you like magic, this is the true sight of Egypt, they convey their heritage not only by ruins but also by this. i loved the handmade pieces, specially hookah, i went inside one of...More

Thank OMAR-THIAB
Reviewed 13 April 2016

I just love walking in the souks of Egypt, whether they be the local souks or the tourist souks. Yes, it can be a bit of a hassle and people are wanting to sell you things, but that's their job! If you read travel accounts...More

2  Thank Craig T
Reviewed 31 March 2016

this is an experience that everyone should try, I specially recommend you go there at night and walk through the tiny lanes of the souk, enjoy the strong vivid colours of everything there whether you like papyrus, pharaonic souvenirs, spices, clothes, ... etc. There is...More

Thank minanabil77
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Very attractive market, full of all souvenirs you would dream of. Besides Egyptian original nuts & spices. Accessible by all means of transportation.

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