Myanmar may not yet be a popular tourist destination in the Asian region. However, who would have thought that this country which is also known by the name of Burma has become so popular. Not only that, but Myanmar also offers a variety of potential religious tourism, cultural tourism, and historical tourism, as well as hotels. In Myanmar there is an affordable 4-star hotel, Mercure Yangon Kaba Aye, you can also book directly on the official website of the hotel website

Besides that, Myanmar has become an alternative destination for your vacation in the Asian region.

Myanmar is also famous for its souvenirs, such as key chains, t-shirts or fridge magnets, or jade from raw jewelry to finished jewelry, or maybe try to bring home a typical Myanmar sarong named Longyi. Only one place is right, Bogyoke.

Bogyoke is located in the heart of Yangon precisely on Bogyoke Aung San Road. The form of colonial buildings built in 1926 has an important role in the economy of the city of Yangon in particular and Myanmar in general. Various domestic products are the livelihoods of people traded in this market which has 2 floors. Not only souvenir products, jewelry such as jade and ruby ​​are Myanmar’s mainstay, clothing, and clothing but also provides ancient objects such as ancient currencies, various antiques and in this market also provides a money changer with an exchange rate that is competitive with foreign exchange rates. outside the market or at the bank.

Shopping at this market to buy souvenirs during a visit to Yangon seems to be an activity, but it should be noted that this market is open from 9 am to 5 pm from Tuesday – Sunday. The Bogyoke market does not operate on Monday.

One more interesting from this market. Visitors need not worry about something that is sometimes annoying when it comes to markets, pickpockets. With a very low crime rate in Yangon city, visitors need not worry about pickpocketing, although they still need to be careful. Deals are things to do when shopping here. It is said that the Burmese gave different prices between tourists and locals. Just an illustration that 1 picture of a Myanmar T-shirt or label is sold at 3000 Kyats and Myanmar key chains are sold at 1000 kyats.

By Njord