Although Mandalay has no large commercial centers and shopping centers, visitors can still find the abundant and diverse items in Zegyo Market.
Located at the heart of Mandalay and built during the reign of King Mindon, Zegyo Market is the oldest and largest shopping market in Mandalay. In Burmese, Zegyo means "cheap cost ". Most of the necessary products are sold in here with the quality corresponding with price, from seasoning, food, fruits, fabrics and personal utensils to more senior items such as handicrafts, gems and jewelry. Myanmar is well-known as "The golden land", so it is easy to buy the gold leaf or gilded souvenirs in jewelry stores along the market. The merchants from China, India and Thailand also regularly send goods to here. In this market, the forms of the retail or wholesale are accepted.
Tourists come here not only to shop with reasonable prices but also to witness the lives of local people in Mandalay. Both the Myanmar women and men in traditional costume always enthusiastically invited buyers and seem to be very comfortable in bargain. It can be said rich culture and friendly people has become a characteristic of Myanmar.
Let come and start an enjoyable shopping day with Zegyo Market!