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luxor is a great place to buy innumerable things. In addition to the exquisite range of jewelry that is quite liked by the tourists who visit this part of Egypt, you can buy the cotton clothes and the shoes.


But what draws the tourists mostly are the aromatic and the colorful spices that are mostly in demand. In fact tourists from the nearby areas flock in to purchase the excellent quality of the spices. Quiet interestingly if you ask all those who had been to luxor as to what did they buy, the most obvious answer that you are bound to receive is the species.



The place which is renowned for its spices is the luxor Spice Market of Egypt. See the innumerable shops of various sizes houses the colorful and the fragrant spices. The shopkeepers selling them pile huge amount of the spices in large containers. No sooner you enter the luxor Spice Market you can sense a strong aroma of the different spices. All of the, are of excellent quality and of international standards and are very pure. As you make your way through the luxor Spice Market a bright blue rather a indigo colored would surely distract you. it is nothing but the indigo dye that is sure to distract you because of its lovely color.



No matter if you are an Indian or in American, the aromatic spices of luxor is sure to lure you. If you are having a plate of Chinese cuisine sitting in part of Europe, then the aroma of the lemon grass used is sure to drive you crazy. If you ask anyone of the secret then surely the you would find a reference to the small town of  luxor .The spice has to belong to this luxor Spice Market of Egypt.



Some of the best spices of the luxor Spice Market



Most of the spices that you can buy from here are the following:



Chamomile

Caraway

Cumin

Fennel

Fenugreek

Coriander

Nigellasativa

Peppermint

Spearmint

Basilicum

Lemongrass

Licorice

Licorice

Hibiscus

Hay



Spices at the Market - Cairo, Egypt
 Safflower -Saffron - Crocus sativusSafflower -Saffron - Crocus sativus CardamomGingerVanille Vanilla planifolia Zimt - Cinnamon -  Cinnamomum Black pepper - Latin Piper nigrumLorbeer  -  Bay laurel - Latin Laurus nobilisKoriander -  Coriand -  Coriandrum sativumBockshornklee  - Fenugreek  - Trigonella foenum graecumSchwarzkümmel - Black cumin -Nigella sativaNelken - Dianthus-DianthusMuskatnuss - Nutmeg-Myristica fragranAnis -Anis- Pimpinella anisumKurkuma; Gelbwurz - Turmeric -Curcuma longa
Kreuzkümmel - Cumin-Cuminum cyminumPiment; Nelkenpfeffer-Pimenta; Allspice
Pimenta dioicaWacholder - Juniper-Juniperus communis

Zitronengras -Lemon grass-Cymbopogon citratus

Salbei - Sage-Salvia officinalisChili, Peperoni - Chili pepper; Cone Pepper-Capsicum frutescensBasilikum- Basil- Ocimum basilicum Beifuß -Mugwort-Artemisia absinthiumWermut - Wormwood-Artemisia absinthiumThymian-Thyme -Thymus vulgarisL'origan -Origanum_majorana

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