Jade Market

Shopping South Mandalay along 86th St., Mandalay, Myanmar Published on: 13-11-2015

08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Apparel & Accessories
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  • Highly recommended by fellow travellers.
Jade market is one of the most incredible sites to visit for a jeweller. This is a preview of the Burmese album with just a few of the mind-blowing picks.

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Why Jade Market is special ?

This heaving grid of cramped walkways is a shoulder-to-shoulder mass of jade traders. You don’t need to pay the $1 entry (not always enforced) to observe interesting scenes of craftsmen cutting and polishing jade pieces just outside along the market’s eastern flank (87th St). Or retreat to the octagonal Unison Teahouse to watch furtive-looking jade merchants discussing deals over a cuppa.

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Selling points

  • Jaw-dropping experience
  • Great place for gifts
  • More Than just a Jewellery Shop
  • Excellant jade
  • Jade Trading Market in Myanmar Style
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3.0 days
83.00 USD
Total travel distance
Number of places
16 places




South Mandalay along 86th St., Mandalay, Myanmar

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Tips for you

  • It is better to bring cash because most of the booths do not take credit cards.
    What to bring
  • It is very crowed on weekend, so you shouln't come here this time.
  • Entrance fee is 1000 Kyat (1 $) for foreigner.
    Ticket and Pricing
  • There are thousands of motorbikes crowded outside the market that facing a river.
  • While in the area, take a look at Shwe In Bin Kyaung, a peaceful, late nineteenth-century teak monastery (89th St 37/38; free).
    What to see


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Visited here at 2pm on a Friday afternoon and thought that it was closed as most stalls were closed up with people eating, sleeping or playing pool. On further investigation we found a gem market dealing in gems, jade workers making bracelets and carving jade and sorting the original jade rock pieces. We bought from a lovely old lady with great English near the front entry. She took the time to explain the difference between different quality pieces and showed us the difference between a $30 bangle and a $300 one. I learnt a great deal and came away with a really lovely piece.

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