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“local life”(5 reviews)
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Village of Nyaung U, Bagan, Myanmar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is on each bus tour itinerary so hard to avoid going! It was ok, but not much different to dozens of other food markets If you are travelling independently, give it a miss

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank HKinsey
Reviewed 18 April 2018

This market is called Mani Sithu market to be exact, located in Nyaung U. It does not make any different if you do not have time to visit this place though. Since our hotel is nearby, so after finished our hotel breakfast, we went to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jacky84
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped at the markets and was impressed with selection of products available. If you want a real taste of local life in Bagan this is the place to go .

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AP194R
Reviewed 22 February 2018

This bustling, vibrant market is mainly for local people, which adds to its attraction. There's fruit and vegetables in profusion: we bought green tea very cheaply, and just about anything else you might need. We bought longhis and cotton shirts, which have washed well. There...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank 654GregP654
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped by market after watching the sunrise and balloon launches. Arrived at about 8:15 and market was already busy with daily business. Primarily locals buying daily groceries and fare, but a dozen or so tourists looking at the souvenirs. Yes, it is a typical Asian...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Nice to see local products and people buying foodstuff. A lot of colours and perfumes. A little bit crowded but recommended.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank GreyEyes71
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Primarily a place for locals but interesting for tourists. The first stop on our day tour our guide explained about a lot of the produce and translated with the vendors for us. The result was that we had great fun and much laughter when bartering....More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank marcuscale
Reviewed 21 January 2018

We have been to a few market places in Myanmar. This market, like the others, had its own atmosphere and buzzing vibe. No doubt the vast variety of locals made the visit so enjoyable.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Luv2Bonholidays
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Found this little piece of heaven on our first day in Bagan. We visited twice and the food was great. Fabulous wine list and cellar. We had a bottle of Cloudy Bay, very unexpected find. Also very reasonable prices for the quality of food. The...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank norad
Reviewed 19 December 2017

This market is good to walk inside in the morning time. We see many kinds of vegetables, fruits, flowers and clothes. The people are nice and friendly. Some souvenirs shops are very perfect with fine art works and handicrafts. We can try with local snacks....More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Response from Deb W | Reviewed this property |
I thought it was weary morning. We were there around 9 am and it was bustling.