Shopping in Southern Nile Valley

  • Shopping in Aswan

    Nubia Tourist Book Centre

    Good, air-conditioned bookshop near the train station with loads of books on Aswan and Egypt in English. There is another well-stocked branch in the tourist bazaar at the Unfinished Obelisk.

  • Shopping in Aswan

    Hanafi Bazaar

    With its mock Pharaonic facade, this is the oldest, dustiest and best bazaar in town, with genuine Nubian swords, baskets, amulets, silk kaftans and beads from all over Africa, run by the totally laid-back Hanafi brothers.

  • Shopping in Aswan

    Egypt Free Shop Aswan

    Within 48 hours upon arrival you can buy 3 litres of duty-free alcohol here. Bring your passport.