Shopping Markets in Myanmar

Bago Market

Bago Market

Known as Uttha market, it is one of the best local markets in lower Myanmar. Local cosmetics made of Thanakha, fishery products, a variety of vegetables, seasonal fruits, dried foodstuffs, household wares and betel nuts etc; are the joys for the shoppers.
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Bogyoke Market

Bogyoke Market

The Bogyoke market is a wonderful place to spend a few hours, filled with vendors selling everything from jade, rubies, carved wood, T-shirts, and anything else you might want. The vendors tend to be quite friendly, and they are not typically pushy like in some countries. Most of them speak at least a little English.
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Capital Shopping Center

Capital Shopping Center

Capital Shopping Center is located near the hotel zone in Zabuthiri Township, Nay Pyi Taw, the capital city of Myanmar. It is one of the best places for shopping for local residents and foreign visitors.
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China Town

China Town

The Chinatown of Yangon lies west of the Sule Pagoda which is located in the centre of downtown Yangon. Every afternoon, hawkers with garlic fried chili crabs, steamed dim sum and straw baskets full of strawberries set up their shop around the Guanyin temple, bracing themselves for the onrush of evening strollers.The foods that can be found on the streets of Chinatown are the strongest statement of a unique Chinese identity in Myanmar’s largest and most ethnically mixed city.
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City Hall

City Hall

The City Hall is one of the prominent Landmarks of Nay Pyi Taw, the Capital City of Myanmar, in which Nay Pyi Taw Development Committee establishes its headquarter which undertakes tasks for development of Nay Pyi Taw.
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Fish Market

Fish Market

Fascinating Local Fish Market, at times with thousands of fish on display from the deep Bay of Bengal. Everything about fish.
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Five Days Market

Five Days Market

A Five Day Market is one of the attractive tourist experiences in Shan State where the different ethnic nationals sell their daily farm products like vegetables, fish, flowers, fruits and so on. This kind of shopping is unique to this place and naturally brings pleasure to many shoppers from the area and from far.
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Floating Gardens

Floating Gardens

The native people, In-Thars, grow vegetables on floating islands which are collection of floating weed and water hyacinth. These floating islands can be cut, dragged by boats and ever be sold like a piece of land. Floating gardens can be found mostly in Kaylar, Inchan and Zayatgyi villages.
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Gem Emporium

Gem Emporium

The Myanmar Gem Emporium is hosted regularly in Nay Pyi Taw where the gem sales and auctions have brought honor to the capital city.
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Jade Garden

Jade Garden

Jade Garden is located near the Gem Museum in Nay Pyi Taw. Dense green garden of selected flora is encrusted with genuine jade stones. The night scene is stunningly beautiful and serene.
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Junction Center

Junction Center

The Junction Center is situated on Yarzathingaha Road and comprises an Ocean Super Centre, Game City amusement centre, fashion boutiques and shops which sell electronic and computer equipments and sports acessories and a wide range of household products.
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Kyaing Tong Central Market

Kyaing Tong Central Market

The Market is located in downtown Kyaing Tong, which is the ancient capital of eastern Shan State. The Market brings down from the surrounding mountains many ethnic villagers wearing their traditional and colorful dresses to exchange goods.
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Manisithu Market (Nyaung Oo Market)

Manisithu Market (Nyaung Oo Market)

Manisithu Market is situated at the centre of Nyaung Oo. It is the only main market in Bagan Region. This market is one of the most interesting tourist spots to stop and visit.
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Mine Thauk Market

Mine Thauk Market

Located on the east bank of Inlay Lake. Mine Thauk Market day is one of the important 5-day markets in the region. On the market day, hill tribes nearby and the local people gather at the market place. They bring to sell their products such as vegetables, fruits, meat, fish, charoots, local dries, local food, souvenirs for tourist and so on. Their custom and dress can also be observed.
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Morning Market (Tachileik)

Morning Market (Tachileik)

The Morning Market is located half km from border checkpoint of Myanmar and Thailand. It is one of the tourist attractions in Tachileik, usually opened from 6 am to 1 pm. The Hill Tribes attired in their traditional costumes are also the attractions in the market.
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Mrauk U Market

Mrauk U Market

It is situated in Mrauk U. Local fishery products, a variety of vegetables, seasonal fruits, dried food-stuffs and household wares etc. are offered at the market. One can observe the Rakhine culture and sometimes the Chin women with traditional tattooed faces can be seen.
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Myanmar Gems Museum

Myanmar Gems Museum

It houses interesting and huge collection of gems and stones and of course, rubies. Myanmar is one of the richest countries in the world for precious and semi-precious stones: rubies, sapphires, coloured diamonds are exposed there in all sizes and tones. Not forgetting the huge varieties of jades represented in blocks or polished. Thus, don’t miss this chance to grab some good stuff for yourself, friends and relatives since there are four floors of gem retailers below.
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Myo Ma Market (Nay Pyi Taw)

Myo Ma Market (Nay Pyi Taw)

Nay Pyi Taw Myo Ma Market is currently the commercial centre of Nay Pyi Taw. The Highway Bus Station is located near the Market.
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Pakokku Town

Pakokku Town

Pakokku is a prosperous trading town in central Myanmar, near Bagan. Located on the western bank of Ayeyarwaddy river and it is well-known for the production of Tobacco. Other than Tobacco plantation, it also produces palm sugar jaggery, thanakha logs, longyis and blankets called “Anyar Saung”. Pakokku is accessible from Mandalay by car and Bagan by ferry boat.
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Pathein

Pathein

Pathein, a coastal town, is located in Ayeyarwaddy Region which is delta area in the lower part of Myanmar. It also lies on the Ngawun river bank and 75 miles (121km) away from the sea. Making the colourful, hand-painted parasols are very interesting workshops there.
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Pickled Fish Making

Pickled Fish Making

One can observe Myanmar Traditional pickled fish making in Bago. Located only 80km from Yangon. The mixture of fish and rice are fermented and wrapped with leaves. It is a famous product from Bago.
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Pyin Oo Lwin Market

Pyin Oo Lwin Market

Pyin Oo Lwin is located over 1000 metres above sealevel. It is a popular hill station about 69km away from Mandalay (3 hours drive). It became the summer capital for the British colonial administration, it held its role until the end of the British rule in 1948.
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Sittwe Market

Sittwe Market

Sittwe market is situated near the jetty in downtown of Sittwe. It is active shopping centre with sellers and buyers and especially can be observed various kinds of marine products.
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Sule Pagoda

Sule Pagoda

One of the best way to experience Yangon and how the former Captial is, and how it is changing can be seen all around Sule Pagoda. It is located in the heart of downtown. If you try to “google-image” Yangon, chances are that the picture of Sule Pagoda will occupy 50% of all images. At night it looks very beautiful as it is lit up. The fact that it is in the middle of a roundabout makes it good for photographs.
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The Jade Market (Mahar Aung Myay)
Burma under British colonial time was famous for three things; pagodas, teak and jade. Make no mistake Myanmar jade is the best in the world. This huge Jade Market in central Mandalay showcases perfectly why it is so. Dozens of vendors are selling their jade in various stages and grades of presentation. Not frequently visited by tourists, it generally serves as a local source of the product. As always, there were “mobile” vendors, with little gem boxes of ruby and emerald speciments, in the rough, cab and facet cut. There is no issue at all with failure to purchase their goodies. Entrance fee is less tha US$ 1.
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Zeigyi Market
It is often referred to us the main shopping area in Mawlamyine. If you’d like to get a snap shot of a microcosm of Mawlamyine, then make your way down to the market early in the morning. People from the all walks of life, from the affluent, to those who struggle for day to day survival, to professional beggars can be found side-by-side, shoulder to shoulder in and around the markets in Mawlamyine.
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Zeigyo Central Market
It is the trade hub of Upper Myanmar, where you can get everything that is Burmese and other exports. The variety is mind-blogging, ranging from sections of clothes, spcies to modern electronics. And they are cheap too. If you need a sweater for cooler northern Myanmar or a summer wear for southern part, this is the one for shopping. Bring your camera. This place is full of photo taking opportunities.
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