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Top Choice Market in Yangon

Bogyoke Aung San Market

Half a day could easily be spent wandering around this sprawling covered market, sometimes called by its old British name, Scott Market. It has more than 2000 shops and the largest selection of Myanmar handicrafts a…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Nyaung U

MBoutik

This colourful boutique has gorgeous textiles, bags, toys, handicrafts and clothing that are entirely produced by a women's cooperative started by the international NGO ActionAid. Some 600 artisans based in more tha…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Yangon

Yo Ya May

There's a wonderful array of hill-tribe textiles at this long-running stall in Bogyoke Aung San Market. As well as weavings produced by the Karen and Kachin, you'll find colourful works of Chin State, such as blanke…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Yangon

Hla Day

Meaning 'beautiful' in Burmese, Hla Day is a welcome addition to Yangon's growing band of social-enterprise shops. It offers quality contemporary and traditional handicrafts sourced from local producers often strugg…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Yangon

Pomelo for Myanmar

One of the best selection of contemporary handicrafts in Yangon – and all produced by projects supporting disadvantaged groups in Myanmar. Fall in love with the colourful papier-mâché dogs and bags featuring bold gr…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Yangon

FXB Showroom

The showroom of this international NGO, dedicated to fighting poverty and AIDS, has products made from locally woven cotton in myriad colours, including adorable soft toys, cushions, rugs and other crafts. It also s…
Top Choice Art in Yangon

Myanmar Deitta

From the pali word for 'in front of one's eyes' Deitta is a nonprofit working with local and international documentary photographers, filmmakers and multimedia artists. There's some fascinating work shown here that …
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Yangon

Myanhouse

Like a compact Bogyoke Aung San Market, this downtown emporium offers a wide range of handicrafts including puppets, rosewood boxes, woven baskets and an excellent range of local fabrics and longyi from across Myanm…
Top Choice Homewares in Kyaingtong

U Mu Ling Ta

This fifth-generation, family-run shop specialises in lacquerware, from the ubiquitous, multicoloured Bagan style, to the striking, black Kyaingtong style. Pieces start at US$10 and are made on-site, so you can get …
Arts & Crafts in Myinkaba

Golden Cuckoo

Just behind Manuha Paya, Pho Htoo and his brother run this workshop which has been in their family for four generations and focuses on high-quality ‘traditional’ designs. In addition to exquisite bowls and cylinders…