Markets You should Visit in Yangon
Whether you are seeking for an idea of what to bring home or simply want to feed your curiosity of local life, these 5 markets of Yangon has something to inspire you:
China townThis vibrant part of Yangon lasts from 18th to 24th street, displaying wide ranges of shop from groceries to silk, from flowers to jewelry. During the day time, a walk into this area awakes your senses with aroma comes from fruit vendors, food stalls and colors while in the evening, the China town is full of BBQ restaurant and Chinese tasteful dishes.
Boyoke Aung San MarketThe 70 years old market is named after the hero of Myanmar who gained the independence for the country from British colony. Among 2000 shops, it is easy to find some of the finest lacquer wares, typical Burmese puppet or traditional wood sculpture which are very famous to bring home after the trip in Myanmar.
Anawrahta Road Night MarketAnawrhata road attracts people who want to shop for fresh fish, chicken, pork and vegetables after work. The market starts at sunset , offering chances to enjoy street eat as well quick shopping.
Theingyi Zay MarketBoasting unique architect, friendly shopping ambience, there are more reasons why our travel expert choose Theingyi Zay to put into our Yangon sightseeing program. Built in 1905, the market contains roughly 1,100 stalls selling both wet and dry products.
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Thiri Mingalar MarketLocated outside Yangon, Thiri Mingalar is famous as the whole sale for fresh produce from all around the country. Many tuk tuk, trishaw, bycles in such crowded atmosphere make the market energetic and busy. There are not many tourists visiting the site, you will have chance to capture the best local portraits or taking some interesting encounters.
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