Best shopping in Yangon

When traveling Yangon, everyone wants to have the special souvenir gift for family and friends have not yet. Although not a tourist destination for those who are passionate about shopping, however when traveling to Yangon, visitors can easily find souvenirs like paintings, lacquer, silk, cosmetics TV President of Myanmar, traditional wooden dolls, especially the Shan bag and Kanchi, most of these products are manufactured by means of meticulous craft, so its cost is quite high, but try to choose and try a few products you buy will be surprised by the sophistication and quality of this land. Indochina travel Myanmar



  1. Bogyoke Aung San market:

In Yangon, the most exciting place to shop is the Bogyoke Aung San. Located in the heart of Yangon with nearly 2,000 booths, markets that sell everything from a collection in Myanmar have handicraft, wood carving, carpet, jewelry, silk, clothes… Myanmar travel packages

Bogyoke Aung San market

Bogyoke Aung San market

A very popular bazaars, and amuse all things from clothing, traditional costumes Burma until souvenirs … can all be found here.

Address: Bogyoke Aung San Road, Kyauktada at township in Yangon.

In the former capital Yangon, Bogyoke Aung San market long ago became famous for jade items and gems. Cho was formed from the years 1994-1995 when Myanmar started to open to the outside. Upon entering the market, visitors feel overwhelmed when Myanmar’s precious stone such as sapphires, rubies, sapphires and jewelery is listed for sale at the store.

 Gemstones here varied in price from a few dollars to thousands of dollars. Although there are many shops, but there is no competition.

  1. Yangon gem center:

Gem in Yangon – Myanmar: Located at the confluence of Yangon and Bago river, 30 km from the Gulf of Martaban, Yangon is the largest city in Myanmar. Yangon gem flows from the “valley of rubies” Mogok – the largest diamond mines in the world (area Mandalay, Mongshu (Shan State) and Phakant (Kachin State), how to Yangon from 800 – 1,000 km.

Yangon center

Yangon center

 Talking about Yango, also need little point about Swe Bon Tha and Mogok . In fact, new street Tha Bon Swe is the focus of the Myanmar Gems magnates. From night to 3pm, Swe Bon Tha bustles in the rotation received from quarry stone, processing, trafficking and connections with specialized jewelers who are always waiting.

Speaking then understand why Yangon enough word of mouth has always been the tour guide for the traveler lands ham Myanmar gems . Because the stones are the most beautiful entrance to entrepreneurs and gems, or be brought on display. These gemstone beads are presented here are rubble. Large stone processing is complete, the crumbs are taken out as small items.

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