We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
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 12 August 2018
Hanoi, Vietnam
Really fun to observe the trading

It’s really nice to walk around the market and observe the traders. We came late afternoon - just... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Anne-Kirsten J
via mobile
Read all 121 reviews
All photos (167)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“stall owners”(2 reviews)
“gem stones”(2 reviews)
“big slabs”(2 reviews)
South Mandalay along 86th St., Mandalay, Myanmar
+95 9 45908 9900
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Mandalay
from US$51.00
More Info
from US$69.00
More Info
from US$581.25
More Info
Reviews (121)
Filter reviews
85 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews stall owners gem stones big slabs small pieces making jewellery chinese merchants interesting market precious stones interesting place for sale wander around entrance fee polishing traders buyer bangles bargaining
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 85 reviews
Reviewed 12 August 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

Thank hangchickenboy
Reviewed 9 August 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.

Thank Anne-Kirsten J
Reviewed 17 July 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

4  Thank Brendan W
Reviewed 28 May 2018

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

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 22 April 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

1  Thank Swissdiver
Reviewed 8 April 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

1  Thank LNKHN
Reviewed 6 April 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

Thank traveller1968
Reviewed 15 March 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

1  Thank 918teresah
Reviewed 8 March 2018

We were unsure whether to go to the Jade market or not as we had limited time in Mandalay. I am so glad we did as it was my favourite thing we did while there. The market is busiest early in the morning as most...More

3  Thank Janabannana
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Hey guys, I just came back from Myanmar. Contrarily to what I just read, you should visit the market. Everybody can buy a piece of jade (friends of mine did it in the past and I did so), and my jade wasn't confiscated at the...More

Thank Ch4rl3y
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 127 nearby hotels
Win Star Hotel
5 reviews
.70 km away
Nice Dream Hotel
9 reviews
1.06 km away
Hotel Sunny Mandalay
26 reviews
1.15 km away
Power Hotel
29 reviews
1.16 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 249 nearby restaurants
NOVA Coffee
259 reviews
1.31 km away
Aye Myit Tar
287 reviews
1.14 km away
Super 81
241 reviews
1.02 km away
SIMPLICITY Organic Food & Bakery
36 reviews
1.29 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 123 nearby attractions
Mahamuni Pagoda
1,300 reviews
1.45 km away
Maha Myat Muni Pagoda- Mahamuni Buddha Temple
211 reviews
1.43 km away
Shwe In Bin Kyaung
59 reviews
.66 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
3 March 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
14 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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
29 December 2017|
Response from Tuntun U | Reviewed this property |
normally morning 7 to12 am is good time.