Shopping in Bago-Pegu - authentic goods, best outlets, malls and boutiques

In Bago, you will find quite a few shopping centers walking around which can also turn into a kind of entertainment. Affordable clothes and shoes of local production are especially in demand among tourists. Here, they use natural fabrics to sew clothes of really good quality. You will also have the opportunity to buy interesting handicrafts from local craftsmen and all kinds of Buddhist-themed souvenirs.
Traveling to Bago, don't expect to see a variety of entertainment centers and nightclubs. Nevertheless, exploring Buddhist attractions is far from the only leisure option available here. … Open
ICON is the largest shopping center located in the city center. Here you can find goods from various categories. The center houses budget-friendly clothing and footwear stores, as well as shops selling natural regional cosmetics, which are very popular among women. For high-quality and stylish causal clothes, go to the Eskort store in the center. A broad selection of goods is presented in children's clothing and accessory stores. And of course, check out some shops selling Buddhist and original home accessories. Besides that, ICON is known for its large selection of restaurants and cafes, some of which have outdoor terraces on the roof.
Fashion Zone is a much smaller shopping center that is still attractive with its wide range of goods. People come here to buy colorful T-shirts for both adults and kids. As the center’s name suggests, most of the stores specialize in selling clothing here. There are also specialized children's shops where you can find high-quality clothes for children of all ages. The stores offer clothes of a variety of styles, ranging from chic women's dresses to practical every day-clothes. Copyright
The city of Bago in Myanmar is located not far from Yangon. This is a middle-sized settlement. In the past, the city had another name, Pegu. The administrative center is now very popular … Open
Not far from Fashion Zone, you’ll find an interesting specialized store called Min Thar Gyi Tea Shop, which is a single complex with a popular cafe. Here you can buy popular varieties of tea, choose drinks for fans of classics and those who prefer original exotic teas. Before buying, customers are invited to taste the teas they’re interested in while relaxing on a spacious outdoor terrace.
All fans of trendy clothes would be happy to visit The Brand Shop, which sells both men's and women's clothing. Although the store is not big at all, you can always pick some stylish and original stuff here. The Brand Shop enjoys well-deserved popularity among local youth and fans of designer clothes & accessories.
The most interesting attractions of Bago are ancient temples and pagodas. Each of the religious sites is distinguished by its unique charm and history. Be sure to visit the Shwemawdaw Paya, … Open
All adherents of an active lifestyle are warmly welcome to the ERKE store. Its specialization is sportswear and footwear. Here you can choose new accessories for all occasions. ERKE is famous for its huge selection of stylish T-shirts and sneakers. All available product categories are attractively priced here. This is where you can find comfortable clothes for exploring the city and the countryside.
A real attraction of Bago is its colorful markets. The most interesting ones are located near the river bank. The largest local market is Myoma Two where you can find typical regional products and delicacies. Tourists are attracted here by a huge selection of spices, exotic fruits, and dried fish at the most attractive prices.
Traveling to Bago, don't expect to see a variety of entertainment centers and nightclubs. Nevertheless, exploring Buddhist attractions is far from the only leisure option available here. … Open
The market also has a clothing section where they sell affordable clothes, bags, and other everyday accessories. Pay attention to the counters with handmade ceramics. You can also buy nice kitchen accessories, vases, and various decorative stuff at this market. The most popular good among locals and tourists is dried chili peppers available in a variety of forms and varieties. You can choose a bag with assorted peppers, beautiful bunches, or chopped peppers. The most unusual souvenir the market can offer is sandalwood sticks. The townspeople grind them and use the resulting powder to protect exposed skin from the sun.
After exploring the market, check out the nearby Myo Fancy @ Cosmetic Store, which sells a wide range of women-oriented products. The store sells local organic cosmetics, beautiful hairpins, and inexpensive fashion jewelry. The store also has a small section with clothes and bags wherry customers can choose some interesting and practical souvenirs. One of the main attractive features of Bago is that most of the local shops are aimed at local residents so reasonably priced. Local markets offer even lower prices than stores, but if you buy several items from one seller, it’s absolutely okay to bargain a little bit.
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Shopping in Myanmar-Burma

Traditional clothing – longyi – is a sheet of cloth that is worn around the waist. This is an item that almost everyone will want to purchase. Longyi is flattering for any body shape. There are variants for men and women. Longyi is made of linen and silk and can vary in price. The minimal price is around 15,000 kyats. Asia has always been famous for its silk, and tourists can buy quality and inexpensive silk here. The choice of patterns and colors is virtually endless. Silk textiles can be made at a factory (factory stores usually offer the cheapest price) or handmade by artisans (buy directly from artisans). Naturally, handmade silk is more expensive, but it usually has unique patterns that are never repeated. … Open

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