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El Dahar

old center of Hurghada, Hurghada, Egypt
+20 128 999 9007
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USD 25.30*
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Private Tour: Hurghada City Sightseeing
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old center of Hurghada, Hurghada, Egypt
old center of Hurghada, Hurghada, Egypt
+20 128 999 9007
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've reviewed many times, still the same old Dahar. You can get almost anything here, pots, pans, clothes, shoes. You may need to haggle, but that's all part of it, be street wise, I've always found it very safe. Remember, your with people who don't...More

Thank gawav
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you decided to visit this part of the city you need to know that everything is cheap. Taxi costs 1 $ only

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped into the old town for a wander and haircut, I love the challenge, met sabry at the little silver shop, C &A silver, very helpful, Be prepared to be dragged in every shop, and allow plenty of time, things happen very slowly here, but...More

Thank bruce w
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Stayed at the Premier Le Reve at Salh Hasheesh the hotel runs a free mini bus to the city leaving the hotel at 3.30pm they drop of and pick up at McDonald’s which is central. .The city traffic was very busy found it difficult to...More

Thank zeldazoom63
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Dahar is one of my favourite places in Hurghada. Here you can pick up everything from traditional Egyptian everyday items to expensive luxury items. Traditional coffee shops and restaurants, pottery shops, craft supply shops, a huge indoor food souk where you can buy everything, carpenters...More

1  Thank gaiamethod
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I went there last week. We wanted to have a more authentic shopping and cultural experience. Dahar is where you are completely taken away from big beach resorts and fancy shopping areas. It was hot and sticky, the locals just going on about their daily...More

3  Thank Rehana79
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our time going from one shop to another. We did not feel scared at all. We were told by our tour guide to wait in a certain shop at 11.30pm for pick up. We were able to buy some really nice local...More

Thank C M
Reviewed 18 October 2017

I heard about the market from the hotel workers since i asked that i want to go to the real people market since i believe to know people you have to see how they live. The market is nice, i was afraid at the beginning...More

1  Thank RubaGhool
Reviewed 25 September 2017

If you want to get away from the beaches and Hotels head here for a taste of Egyptian Life. We jumped on a chicken bus (as the egyptians call it) to Downtown Dahar. It has Souks where you can buy anything you want from fruit...More

1  Thank denisecrawford11
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I've reviewed Dahar many times, here we go again. I have an apartment about 10 minutes outside Dahar, so when I get the bus to Hurghada I get off one bus in Dahar and pick another up to Hurghada. After reading some reviews I must...More

5  Thank gawav
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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
Yoanna D
25 August 2016|
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
24 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