The best choice to go shopping in Yangon is to go to the Bogyoke Aung San Market, a market named after the “father of independence” of Myanmar, General Aung San, and it has a history of more than 70 years. Here, you can see jewelry, fabrics, handicrafts, etc. are optional. The exterior of the market is also British colonial style, and even if it is just for a visit, it is worth going.
The Bogyoke Aung San Market is divided into eight major regions, including clothing, handicrafts, gemstones, seafood, fruits and vegetables, and home appliances. There are nearly 2,000 booths. Every day, tens of thousands of tourists and locals come here to shop. It is quite famous in Yangon and even in Myanmar. It is a shopping paradise for foreign tourists.
Bogyoke Aung San Market has a reputable restaurant, Zaw Gyi House, which offers a variety of dining options from Western to Burmese. A lot of small shops that are selling food are also found everywhere in Bogyoke Aung San Market.
In Yangon, the market named after the former leader of Myanmar, Aung San, is quite large. Here you can buy a lot of Myanmar specialties and it is a must-go shopping center for tourists to Myanmar. Buying lacquer plates in Myanmar, as well as other lacquerware, are good choices for travel gifts. And there are a wide variety to choose from.
The prices in Bogyoke Aung San Market are incredible, and the Burmese merchants are unpretentious. Even though you don’t buy anything, you still feel extremely comfortable in the Bogyoke Aung San Market. The stickers there are beautiful and the price is not expensive. When you buy something in it, remember to bargain for a cheaper price. You can pay in US dollars or you can pay in Kyat, making the payment in the Bogyoke Aung San Market very convenient.