Handicrafts, Lacquerware & Souvenir Shops in Yangon

Handicrafts, Lacquerware & Souvenir Shops in Yangon

Nothing is as great as browsing through endless valleys of shops filled with various and colorful handicraft, lacquerware items. It is also a wonderful eye-opener to gain a deeper insight into the style of lacquer and handicraft in Myanmar which is very different from Thai, Vietnam or China’s style. With its long-standing history, handicraft items are sophisticated and unique. Some classic Myanmar handicrafts are good choices for souvenirs such as paint and engrave lovely bowls, cups, and other ornaments. If you are looking for a list of handicraft shops in Yangon to purchase in Myanmar tour, keep scrolling up to find out in this detailed information below.

Top 10 Best Lacquerware & Souvenir Shops in Yangon

Pomelo is a fair trade shop that offers quality and modern hand-made products such as colorful papier-mache dogs and bags featuring bold graphic images, as well as the exquisite Chin weaving and jewelry made from recycled materials. With the aim of improving artisan partner’s lives, they provide for collaborative opportunities. Besides, they work with dozens of disadvantaged groups, developing their business and administration skills as well as providing design insight. This enables them to support their families and scale up their businesses.
Add: 89, Thein Phyu Rd, Yangon, Myanmar
Phone: +95 1 295 358

Myanmar Lacquerware Shop
Add: No. 7, 13th Street, Lanmadaw Township, Yangon, Myanmar
Tel: 95-1-226261

Myanmar Lacquerware Shop, Yangon
Myanmar Lacquerware Shop, Yangon

Select Boutique the Thiripyitsaya jewels & textiles
Add: Sakura Residence, No.9, Inya Road, Kamayut Township, Yangon, Myanmar
Tel: 01 525001

FXB Showroom
The showroom of this international NGO, dedicated to fighting poverty and AIDS, has products made from locally woven cotton in myriad colors. All the money they earn from selling hand-made products will provide a likelihood for vulnerable women in Yangoon
Add: 294/3 Shwe Gon Daing Rd., Yangon

Augustines Souvenir Shop
This shop is one of the most appealing shopping destinations to visit in Yangon day tours. It is split between the narrow-tall white house and the storeroom opposite. A virtual museum of Myanmar antiques, there’s a particular emphasis on wooden items, including carved figures, chests, and wall hangings.
Add: 25 Thirimingalar St, Yangon, Myanmar
Phone: +951-524 052

Augustines Souvenir Shop
Augustines Souvenir Shop

Min Thiha Souvenir Shop
Add: No.585, Pyay Rd, 5 Mile, Kamaryut, Yangon
Tel: 525987

Daw Chit Khin
Add: No.43/44 East C-Block, Bogyoke Market
Opening Time: 10:00~17:00
Closing Day: Every Sunday

Hla Day
Hla day, a social enterprise that applies commercial strategies to maximize improvements in our producers’ lives. They work with Myanmar artisans, disadvantaged groups and small local businesses to design, develop and sell quality handmade products with a contemporary twist.
They provide a sustainable market place, business, and design training to support the livelihoods of our producers, many of whom are struggling to overcome disability, exclusion, and poverty. Hla Day aims to capture the unique flavors of Myanmar design by locally sourcing all materials and celebrating traditional skills enabling both customers and producers to enjoy and benefit from unique and quality Myanmar handicrafts.
Add: 1st fl, 81 Pansodan St, Yangon, Myanmar
Phone: +95 09 45052 1184

Hla Day - ideal souvenir shop in yangon
Hla Day Shop – an ideal handicraft and souvenir shop in Yangon

Mya Mar Lar Souvenir Shop
Add: No. 62(A), Kabaaye Pagoda Rd, Mayangone, Yangon
Tel: 651260

J’s Irrawaddy Dream
Opening Hours: 08:00 to 18:00
Add: 92 Strand Road, 2nd floor Strand Hotel
Tel: +951-392471, 243377

J's Irrawaddy Dream
J’s Irrawaddy Dream

Recommended Souvenir Shops in Yangon

See Sain Yadanar
Add: No.2 East A Bogyoke Aung San Market, Yangon
Tel: 241847

Tai Minn
Add: No.41/42 Central Hall, Bogyoke Market
Opening Time: 10:00~17:00
Closing Day: Every Sunday

Kyan Sit Tha
Add: No.140 Central Block, Bogyoke Market
Opening Time: 10:00~17:00
Closing Day: Every Sunday

Nandawun Myanmar Gems & Handicrafts Centre
Opening Hours: 9:00 to 18:00
Add: 55 Baho Rd, Corner of Ahlone Rd, Ahlone Township
Tel: 221271, 212409
Mobile: 09-73015993, 09-5092682

Bagan Gift Centre Co.op Ltd
Add: No.15 Bogyoke Aung San Market (Front Row), Pabedan, Yangon
Tel: 385894

Royal Rose
Add: Inya Yeik Thar Street

Golden House Wood Working Carving & Handicraft
Add: 135 Dhama Zedi Rd, Bahan, Yangon
Tel: 531008

Variety of souvenirs in Golden House Wood Working Carving & Handicraft
Variety of souvenirs in Golden House Wood Working Carving & Handicraft

Treasure Land Gems & Jewelry Souvenirs
Opening Hours: 09:00 to 18:00
Add: 11 Ma Kyee Kyee Street, Sanchaung Township
Tel: 95-1-526286, 539241

Yo Ya May
Located in the Bogyoke Aung San Market, one of the most crowded markets in Yangoon, Yo Ya May is a stall that specializes in producing contemporary Chin textiles and collecting vintage material cultures of ethnic Chin, Naga, Kachin, Karen (Kayin), Akha, Burman, and other ethnics. Yoyamay mainly reproduces Asho and Khumi-Khami-Mru contemporary textiles.
Add: 1st fl, front block, Bogyoke Aung San Market, Bogyoke Aung San Rd
Phone: +95-9-450029481, +95-9-5097654

Sun Myanmar Elephant House Co. Ltd
Add: Sein Kyaw Oil Compound, Sein Kyaw Road, New Aye Quarter, Dawbon Township, Yangon, Myanmar
Tel: 579 709/ 579 697/ 721 866

Lacquerware products at Sun Myanmar Elephant House
Lacquerware products at Sun Myanmar Elephant House

Lawkathit (Bagan) Arts & Handicrafts Centre
Add: 281/C Shwe Gon Daing, Rd Middle Shwegondine, Qtr Bahan Yangon
Tel: 09-5020025

Chuchu workshop
Chuchu workshop is a part of  The Chu Chu project which is turning rubbish collected from Yangon’s streets into recycled crafts and one of its objectives to encourage different thinking about waste. The shop’s shelves are lined with belts made from bicycle tires and baskets woven from empty tea packets. One half of the space is a workshop where women work at sewing machines, fashioning purses from rubber inner-tubes and necklaces from the pull tabs of soft-drink cans.
Add: 507 Khaye Rd, Kamaksit, Yangon, Myanmar
Phone: +95 9 792 582795