Arts & Crafts in Aswan

Hanafi Bazaar

With its mock Pharaonic facade, this is the oldest, no doubt also the dustiest, and best bazaar in town, with genuine Nubian swords, baskets, amulets, silk kaftans and beads from all over Africa, run by the totally …
Books in Aswan

Nubia Tourist Book Centre

Good, air-conditioned bookshop near the train station with loads of books on Aswan and Egypt. This branch was closed at the time of our visit, but there is another well-stocked branch in the tourist bazaar at the Un…