South-East Asia is a market-powered economy, and few cities boast the same diversity as the markets of Yangon. Visiting one of the cities open-air markets is like seeing a living snapshot of the city in action – the energy of the vendors and the hugely diverse range of items on offer (or rather, waiting to be haggled for) make the experience something to add to your Myanmar to-do list for sure.
Bogyoke Aung San Market
Located between 18th and 24th street, Yangon’s Chinatown is a hustling, bustling district packed full of shops and stalls. <o:p></o:p>
<o:p> </o:p>Though the district’s famous roadside stalls have since moved to Strand Road, Chinatown still has a host of shops to keep visitors busy. Keep an eye out for the songbirds that fill narrow side streets with cheerful music, and be sure to bring some of authentic paper goods and handicrafts back home with you.