Shopping

Market in Mae Sot

Municipal Market

Mae Sot’s municipal market is among the largest and most vibrant we’ve encountered anywhere in Thailand. There’s heaps of exotic stuff from Myanmar, including Burmese bookshops, sticks of thanaka (the source of the …
Arts & Crafts in Mae Sot

Borderline Shop

Selling arts and crafts made by refugee women, the profits from this shop go back into a women’s collective and a child-assistance foundation. The upstairs gallery sells paintings, and the house is also home to a te…
Arts & Crafts in Mae Sot

WEAVE

One of two branches in northern Thailand, this shop specialises in bright hand-crafted cloth goods created by displaced women from Burma.
Market in Mae Sot

Walking Street

Every Saturday evening the small street by the police station is closed to traffic, and in its place are vendors selling handicrafts, clothes and food.