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Jade Market

South Mandalay along 86th St., Mandalay, Myanmar
+95 9 45908 9900
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to buy a jade or a precious stone !

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Patrick H
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paris
Great market if you like jade

This is a market. So there is not much to see, although it is interesting to watch the different... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2018
Swissdiver
,
Geneva, Switzerland
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South Mandalay along 86th St., Mandalay, Myanmar
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+95 9 45908 9900
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Patrick H
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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

Thank Swissdiver
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

The Old Jade Market in Mandalay is well worth a visit. I would NOT recommend renting a car to get there. Insurance issues are still in it's infancy AND , Myanmar is Very dangerous for drivers , especially after dusk. Medical facilities are also in...More

Thank WandererChiangMai
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Came on a weekend. Contrary to what travel guide books say, it was eerily quite. Stall owners who still opened their stalls explained that the Chinese businessmen, who were the major buyers of Myanmar jade, had returned to China for Chinese New Year holidays. Instead...More

1  Thank ShiningSchnee
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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Local market were many people gather to trade jade stones and play traditional games. Better to go in the mornings.

Thank Luis M
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Ch4rl3y
3 March 2018|
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Response from WandererChiangMai | 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
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Francesca C
14 February 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
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Richard A
29 December 2017|
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Response from TUN1964 | Reviewed this property |
normally morning 7 to12 am is good time.
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