The sun moved from gold to silver and sapphire blue, engulfed the aisle of the crowded bazaar in Yangon, Myanmar. Besides the famous Bogyoke, there are many other local market in Yangon, especially the markets on the sidewalk.
Go there, you will find the fragrance of jasmine from the women who has full of flower bacelets in their hands for sale to housewives or passersby. Like most other markets, roadside markets in Yangon adequate supply of food items from eggs, cheese or thanaka – cream that local people use to apply to face sunscreen.
Along the streets with fragrance of jasmine are the scenery of local people sitting everywhere. Beside them are rice sacks or plastic bowls, bamboo basket containing carrots, tomatoes and numerous other vegetables. In the distance, you will encounter a blinking light coming from the cans, where selling the fish with the fish be piled on banana leaves. Observe a little more, would of course you can see the counter of turmeric with bright yellow color. It is an idyllic picture, but also a local beauty that you could not find in any other modern city.
Bargain to buy
Guests can jostle between local people in the crowded market without having to worry about theft, because in this Buddhists country very few happened these situations. Also you can comfortably bargain to buy, even paying the price only 30% of the original price is very popular.
Tourist can easily find the street vender here. Stewed pork, noodles, vermicelli, eggs, meat … sold rampant all over the sidewalk and guests can freely discover the local cuisine at the local markets in Yangon.
The tea shop and old books shop in the sidewalk is also characteristic of downtown Yangon. Visitors can see images of local people drinking tea and chatting but not noisy quarrel. The gentle of residents can appear at the darkest corner of the capital.
Visit local market in Yangon is the easiest way to discover local culture.