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Perfume Factory

Cairo, Egypt
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This is a rip off - if on a guided tour DO NOT purchase anything from here

We were taken to this place as part of a 2 day private guided tour. Upon arrival the place looks... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DebbieMedlin
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Newbury, United Kingdom
One of the biggest cheats of Cairo

Do not even think to buy from here. They will make you feel like their own siblings when you enter... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2017
Debtanu88
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were taken to this place as part of a 2 day private guided tour. Upon arrival the place looks and smells divine, the staff are very friendly and offer you a drink. You are then taken for a sit down demonstration of the perfume...More

Thank DebbieMedlin
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Do not even think to buy from here. They will make you feel like their own siblings when you enter. Once you buy something from them, they will pack in such a way that you will not be able to open the bottle and test...More

Thank Debtanu88
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

We were a tour group of 50 and our tour guide brought us at Siwa 1st thing in the morning ☹️. Not worth the 5:30am wake up call. We only had 1 full day in Cairo and everyone was itching to get a close up...More

Thank blessc21
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Surprised to see the horrible reviews of this place. Essential oils are a part of my daily life from my hygiene, health and relaxation. This place is the real deal. I purchased 6 bottles and all are amazing/ 100% authentic. The salesman was friendly and...More

Thank jennifer41224
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Pilgrimage to The Holy Land group of 50 people.First Stop Egypt we were taken here and was told its Backed by the Government a lie.Travel Agent and Tour Operator's get a Big Commission from Siwa Oasis Essence Maker. If you are Planning on going to...More

1  Thank 106teresa
Reviewed 14 November 2017

I went to Siwa last March for the first time and I really liked the experience and the pretty egyptian enviroment... I recieved their essential oils from a friend as a gift and I really enjoyed them! I got the chackra fragrances and some massage...More

Thank RosseDeu
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I was blessed to be able to visit Egypt in 2006! I was treated with respect and wasn't pressured to purchase . I chose several oils, my favorite are gardenia and lilly of the valley. They were not watered down and I still have them...More

Thank Chezbarbara
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Manufacturing perfumes with variety flowers having good fragrance and costly. It was also used as medicine.The Hall being arranged properly suited for exhibition and purchase facilities having demonstrations giving samples.It is a peculiarity of the Brand of Egyptian Origin having originality and unique..We were happy...More

4  Thank jojo5222
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Another "government-approved" stop most guides will take you to after the Giza pyramids...we were told very clearly that we did not HAVE to buy anything. You get a complimentary drink and a very interesting demo and explanation of different essential oils. I truly feel that...More

3  Thank Elisabeth T
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The guys at this shop will give you a very good sales talk and free drink. The oil perfumes tested were great with very good smell. We bought 2 bottles for $100 with one free burner. When we reached back home in Jeddah, we opened...More

5  Thank Marlon O
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lornalewis302
21 March 2017|
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Response from Foodie8621 | Reviewed this property |
It's used for aromatherapy, perfume, to treat rashes, sunburn, and as an anti-fungal/anti-bacterial. I've heard it can also be used as a toner for younger looking skin.
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