Shopping

Haggle shopping is an art that Egypt masters in and is an experience that will most definitely blow your mind away. The traditional souks, markets, bazaar, arts and crafts centres and shopping malls all catch most tourists with their haggling skill and you will find many Egypt marvels at best prices.

Where to shop?

Now there are some best places in Egypt if you are looking for shopping. Cairo is one of the best but others are not to be left behind.

  • In Cairo:              Flea market at Wekalet El Balah

Arts center of Wekalet El Ghori

Traditional Souk of Khan El Khalili

Export Reject Stores and Retail Stores such as

Fostok, Match-box, Nile Stock Outlet, Sxy and Fabulous

Bazaar and Markets such as Ashor Bazaar

Al Khayameya market, Roma Bazar

Al Ekhlas Bazar, Al Karnak Bazaar

Shopping Malls such as

City Stars, Nile Hilton Mall, Nile Mall

And so on…

  • In Luxor:             Open Air Market or Souk
  •                             Alladins Cave

Habiba Hand weaving and gallery

Fair Trade Luxor Outlet

And so on…

  • In Alexandria: Local markets

Shopping Malls such as

San Stefano Mall, Zahran Mall, Grand Plaza Mall

And so on..

  • In Aswan:  Aswan Bazaar

Om Elnor

Aswan Souk

Spice Market

Hubia Craft Center

And so on…

  • In Giza:      The Egyptian Perfume Palace

Topaz Bazaar

Sondos Papyrus, Papyrus Shop

And so on…

Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre

  • In Hurghada: Karkusha Cotton House

Hurghada Marine Boulevard

Nikki Leather Dehar

Senzo Mall

Downtown Bazaar El Ghouna

And so on…

  • In Sharm El Sheikh: The Old Market

Na’am Shopping Centre

Soho Square

And so on…

In every corner you go, Egypt has surprises store for you. Haggle your heart away and get whatever you need.

What to Shop?

People find many Egypt antiques and souvenirs to keep reminding of an amazing trip. However, Egypt is famous for its outstanding jewellery items, gold, glass products, copper, cotton products, handicrafts, pottery products, spices, Egypt traditional outfits, etc. Here is a list of souvenir samples that usually make Egypt trips memorable:

 

  • Miniature Pyramids
  • Mini Shisha
  • Sand filled camels
  • Papyrus scroll
  • Alabaster Vases
  • Belly dancing outfit
  • Gold Jewellery
  • Scarab beads
  • Khartouche
  • Incense
  • Bastet, Antique Stones
  • Statues Replicas
  • Khayameya
  • Fez (head cap for males)
  • Shisha
  • Cotton Robes
  • Veils such as Jilbab, burqa
  • Jewellery Wooden Boxes
  • Hand crafted metal works
  • Eastern Deserts
  • Pottery and ceramics
  • Ramadan Lantern
  • Egyptian Musical Instruments
  • Hand blow glass works and ornaments
  • Kohl
  • Kilim Carpets

 

Bargaining is Egypt shopping speciality, but be careful of hagglers and thugs selling cheap materials.  If you have a trusted local guide with you, a shopping trip in Egypt is adventure made in heaven. NILE HOLIDAY loves to give you that experience that will keep Rgypt alive in your home years after your trip…

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