Aswan Market, Aswan

Experience the local life and customs at Aswan Market, extending along a 3 km (1.9 mi) long street. The vendors here offer all kinds of things: handmade clothes and jewelry, home decor such as lamps, and spices and fresh food. A number of streets restaurants serve up local cuisine. Women should dress conservatively when visiting. With our world travel planner, Aswan attractions like Aswan Market can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The Aswan market covers a large area and develops along several streets, containing many shops and tents, offering all sorts of products, especially spices, food, clothing and electronics, as well as abundant amount of handicrafts in the region.. I was in the city in the period of Ramadan, and at night, past the period of fasting, the streets of this market are filled with locals and tourists. A good time to know a little more about the popular culture of Egypt, while enjoying, during the day, the important visits to the nearby historical sites.
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  • The market in Aswan is your basic combination of stores geared to selling the same basic tourist items as most cities, and then having markets for the locals. I did not find anything special about thi...  more »
  • This is situated on the centre of the city and it runs many streets. Where ever you go you will find the same items and price differs. You will find lots of local spice and souvenirs every where. Its ...  more »
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  • Aswan Souk is a colorful bazaar that offers Egyptian and African goods, Locally known as Sharia as-Souq, it is the cheapest place to buy souvenirs in Aswan. Located about four blocks from the Nile and running about 7 blocks in parallel to the river, the bazaar has plenty of Egyptian and African goods. Traders sell a wide variety of goods such as perfumes, peanuts, henna powder, dried hibiscus flowers, spices, T-shirts and custom made Ancient Egyptian styled souvenirs. In side alleys you’ll find traders selling Nubian artefacts such as skullcaps, talismans and baskets, Sudanese swords, spices and carpets, and stuffed animals such as crocodiles.
  • A fun local market to wonder. To see people's daily life. Few stands sell souvenir. 2EGP for a cool sugercan juice during noon time is simply nice
  • The first time visited the biggest local market
  • Prices are high but it has a lot of varieties of spices which you need to have a truck to shop all the staff you like.
  • There is a souvenir store to get the perfumes and all kinds of Egyptian stuff. We came as a group and have bought 4 sets of perfumes and get a big discount from it. The staff can speak Chinese and are very friendly to us. And I also get some small gifts from them.
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