local open markets, Alexandria

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    BEFORE YOU LEAVE
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    Bustling Market in Alexandria
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    A local market in Alexandria: Bustling Markets in Alexandria

    by GerryFM Written Nov 13, 2003

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    On a few occasions during my stay I found myself wondering a local market, not sure of the name, but I am sure there are similar markets throughout Alexandria.

    They were alive, with local people doing their shopping, men sitting outside cafes smoking their "hubbly bubblies", shop keepers trying to encourage you into to buy their goods.

    This was really fun and I found some gret bargains here.

    What to buy: Anything from food, to gold and jewellery.

    What to pay: Try a nd bater your price.

    Bustling Market in Alexandria
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    Bakous: Public shopping.

    by marenloo Written Jul 19, 2003

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    It's a public Souq.
    It represents a true pic about the status of a considerable number of the Egyptian people, who buy everything for thier life from this market.

    What to buy: Fruits, vegitables, desserts, food , animals and everything.

    What to pay: It's clear that you are going to pay less than any other place.

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    local open markets: Go with the crowd ...

    by Levente_D Written Mar 13, 2005

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    The SOUQ as they call it is the market where you can find everithing you need ... from old watches to fresh fruits and groceries ...

    What to pay: As a tourist you pay more than a local but prices are still ok!

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