About Old Market

The best way to get away from the monotony of Sharm's mall culture is by paying a visit to the Old Market. Here, you can soak in the sights of real Egypt. Full of colours and intoxicating smells, the bazaar is a great place to shop for souvenirs, herbs and spices, jewellery and other items. There are also some good seafood restaurants and shisha lounges. Old Market comes alive at night, which makes it the best time to visit. With its bustle traditional charm, Old Market presents a nice contrast to Sharm's reputation as a resort town.

Must See

  • Try the seafood and shisha lounges
  • Buy herbs and spices
  • Al Mustafa Mosque 

How to reach

Taxis and mini-buses ply from Naama Bay to Old Market. Mini-bus will cost 3 EGP while taxis will charge around 15 EGP

Tips

  • Dress modestly.
  • Vendors can be pushy, so be patient.
  • Bargain to get the best price.
  • Wear comfortable footwear.
  • Many options to shop.
  • One can enjoy a stroll on the cobbled streets
  • Saturday farmers markets are not to be missed
  • Many good restaurants and local food eateries around.
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Visit Time

Sunday:      9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Monday:     9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Tuesday:     9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Thursday:     9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Friday:          9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Saturday:      9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Waiting Time

No waiting time

 

Entrance Fee

No

 

Time you can spend

2 hours

 

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Weather

Clear Sky 32°C

 

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