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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Aswan market is less colourful than Cairo, but still a great experience. Lots of Egyptian and African goods. Sharia as Souq is its name. At some corners you can smell the bread being baked. We even en... more »
First off there is a game, you have money and the vendors want it. They will haggle with you, crying poverty as part of making you feel guilty, don’t. They will never take a loss and you need to get t... more »
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
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