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"Take off your shoes at Mosques" Egypt Local Custom Tip by veigapaula

Egypt Local Customs: 223 reviews and 149 photos

  Shoes off!!
by veigapaula

And don't lay them on the carpets.Put them under your arms while at the Mosque.They have watch guards for people laying shoes on the floor...

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 20, 2002
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