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Morning visit

We checked the market for a short time. We found it fascinating wandering around, watching people... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
unique market

if you dont know about jade or find a hight quality of jade, so this place isnt good for you. but... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
Hanoi, Vietnam
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South Mandalay along 86th St., Mandalay, Myanmar
+95 9 45908 9900
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We checked the market for a short time. We found it fascinating wandering around, watching people selling jade of different sizes and colours, people working to make it (cutting and polishing).

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank carolding71
Reviewed October 24, 2018

The jade market in Mandalay is really attractive with the merchants who exhibit quite ordinary at first sight stones, but which have a brilliant core. Some are real masterpieces, and prices often outnumber diamonds as carats. We watched the experts who, using an online connection...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Billyana
Reviewed August 11, 2018

if you dont know about jade or find a hight quality of jade, so this place isnt good for you. but the market is so unique and interesting, nowhere else in Mianma

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank hangchickenboy
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

It’s really nice to walk around the market and observe the traders. We came late afternoon - just before closing time - which was quite nice since it was easy to get around and the atmosphere was more loose.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Anne-Kirsten J
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Be very carful here. Lots of jade around thou very hard for the inexperienced the brokers are very cunning they try to force pieces on you and simple say make an offer , and if your thinking to make an offer just to get rid...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank brendanw140
Reviewed May 27, 2018

don't hesitate to visit the jade market ! it's unique and you can find beautiful stones not to expensive !

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank phereng
Reviewed April 22, 2018

This is a market. So there is not much to see, although it is interesting to watch the different steps of the jade objects manufacturing. But we went there to bring souvenirs back home. Mission accomplished. I still have a couple of artefacts I am...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Swissdiver
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

My friend called me when I was in Mandalay and told me that you must go to Jade market. So I decided to go there by car as it as far from my hotel. But it worth visiting this place. The market was very busy...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank LNKHN
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

It was really interesting to see this busy bustling wholesale market which would have felt like going back in time were it not for the live video connections to the buyers. It’s very crowded but make sure you check out different areas of the market...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank traveller1968
Reviewed March 15, 2018

We went with a guide which I think was the best way of seeing whole market. He could talk to the readers and translate alll the processes form choosing the right stone to cut to the polishing and then the selling. This part of the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Teresa H
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March 3, 2018|
Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
Agree. jade can definitely be bought and taken home. Judging by the Global Accident Statistics, Thailand is No. ONE in the World for Accident deaths - Myanmar does not keep statistics as yet...I am sure it is up there too... More
Francesca C
February 14, 2018|
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Response from MIB Tour Compan... M | Reviewed this property |
Some Maladarians can speak english very well but they are not sure to explain about jade and germs clearly. It will be much better to go there with guide to explain most things about jade and it is much trustworthy if you... More
Richard A
December 28, 2017|
Response from tuntunu2018 | Reviewed this property |
normally morning 7 to12 am is good time.