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Jun 8, 2018
“hunting old glasses products in the jungle (with mosquitoes)”
Mar 17, 2018
“A fun treasure hunt!”
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Hlaing Mahasi Rd, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
+95 1 526 053
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Reviewed June 8, 2018

I don't want to come back on what has been said previously: as an external activity in a "jungle" garden, previously glass factory presenting all remaining products along external pathways with mosquitoes, prepare yourself. No, I prefer to say how strange atmosphere it is to...More

Thank walkowiak j
Reviewed March 17, 2018

A must-visit if you find yourself with a spare few hours in Yangon. The entrance can be a bit difficult to find, but people nearby were very nice about helping me to find the right place. I probably spent an hour walking through the grounds...More

Thank Marley M
Reviewed November 18, 2017

The remnants of a glass factory that was destroyed by Cyclone Nargis in 2008 hidden in a jungle in the middle of Yangon. It might be a bit tricky to find -- it's not well marked and you just walk off the road into the...More

1  Thank Carpetblogger
Reviewed June 27, 2017

Former glass factory that was irreparably damaged from the storm, Nargis. The area is a unique look at nature reclaiming an area that once was bustling with what looks to have been a quality decorative glass making factory. You can walk along the trail and...More

1  Thank jhkjaer
Reviewed June 7, 2017

It is such a cozy and fun environment to explore. The family is very nice and friendly. It is a place not to miss if you are looking for cheap and unique gift to bring back home. Highly recommend for thrill seekers and explorers.

1  Thank the_north_trek
Reviewed January 11, 2017

I really like this place, walking through the area and looking for pieces of glas that are still nice and or usable.Be prepared for mosquitoes! once in a while as aw a glas that did look a bit too new, so I was wondering whether...More

Thank pnghenryb
Reviewed August 31, 2016

This lovely former glass manufacturing business is a wonderful treat for treasure hunting through all of the piles of glass objects to find unique souvenirs and useful household items (glasses, vases, bowls, etc). If you visit when the owners are there, U Myat Kywe 'Ronnie'...More

1  Thank Kjbarker
Reviewed May 16, 2016

The first treasure - hundreds of thousands of colorful glass peaking from under leaf litter and tall trees, many of which are still in-tact. The second treasure - chatting with the beautiful family that still work to keep this family business alive. As a unit,...More

1  Thank dsigman
Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

For those who love collecting glass, you'll love this unique abandoned glass factory. They have piles and piles of glass bottles, vase, figurines, you name it! Shop owners were very lovely and they will clean and smoothen any broken treasure you want to buy. Don't...More

2  Thank ythatun
Reviewed January 7, 2016

With a short and really interesting talk by the owner we began an hour of searching through the tons of glass artefacts strewn across the site. This was a thoroughly enjoyable visit to a place so different to anything you're likely to experience just about...More

2  Thank kennyburns
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Response from the_north_trek | Reviewed this property |
It took me almost one hour from downtown to the glass factory by taxi and costed me 5000 kyats. Most taxi driver knows of the Nagar glass factory, but the specific location is a bit hard to find. I used Google map to locate... More
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