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Jade Market

South Mandalay along 86th St., Mandalay, Myanmar
+95 9 45908 9900
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Interesting place, especially the the Jade trade

Outside of the market, you see younf men polishing the small Jade stones. Inside there are many... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
paukie
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Zurich, Switzerland
Fascinating to see the Jade trade and production from big slabs to jewellery

Totally fascinating. The best thing weve seen this holiday.our guide showed us around and explained... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Jacqui E
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Midhurst, United Kingdom
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South Mandalay along 86th St., Mandalay, Myanmar
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+95 9 45908 9900
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Outside of the market, you see younf men polishing the small Jade stones. Inside there are many shops selling Jade and other precious stones. You can also see men, cutting Jade and making jewellery. But the best part was just after lunch, when the buyers...More

Thank paukie
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Totally fascinating. The best thing weve seen this holiday.our guide showed us around and explained the different processes and the different colours of Jade . We saw large slabs, cutting machines, finished jewellery and the sellers and buyers bargaining. It was very hot, very busy...More

Thank Jacqui E
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I just visited the market and they charged me an entrance fee which I was happy to pay. But then, when I entered, everything was closed. There was nothing at all to see. I went around 1pm, so perhaps people are having lunch? I wasn't...More

Thank Heather Y
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

I visited many times with friends but I fed up all the times due to a lot of red betel spit everywhere and dirty toilets. Actually their management took entry fees and tax from all shops. They had enough fund. But I saw every time...More

1  Thank TUN1964
Reviewed 4 July 2017

I don't understand about jade. I don't know how to buy the good quality jade product. So I don't wanna buy the jade and I afraid the seller trick me. I saw Chinese merchants, walking seller and so many shapes and sizes of jade. When...More

Thank OzinOzin
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Having been taken there with pretty low expectations, it was, along with the teak bridge, a highlight of Mandalay. You start with huge chunks of jade, some of them with circles designated on them, to show where the purist areas were situated. And from there,...More

1  Thank HUGH C
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This is NOT a real jade market, it is street-sellers flogging poor quality & over-priced stone/ rock rejects. If u cannot see such poor quality upon arrival, then u deserve to be ripped-off in the ultimate tourist-trap. Ask any local or taxi-driver & they will...More

2  Thank Mel A
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I don't know exactly what i was expecting but the jade market is a must and very interesting. First you see the stones lade out for view and purchase by handlers. Everyone buying is shining a torch at the stone to see the quality, we...More

1  Thank ivyCharlotte4
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The husband of our guide is a jade merchant and so she was as eager to show us the booming jade market as we were to see it. You have to pay an entrance fee to get in and beforehand you have a hard time...More

Thank 386gailr
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Foreigners have to pay to go in the market but it's well worth while. There are literally hundreds of traders buying a selling small pieces of Jade. The place is dirty and crowded but this gives it it's unique atmosphere. Outside the actual market is...More

1  Thank Ken B
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