Myanmar is a great place to pick up bargains and good value souvenirs, and you can have a great and rewarding time shopping throughout the country. Myanmar is known for its high quality gemstones and jewellery, in particular sapphires, rubies and jade. Do make sure you buy from a reputed dealer though to avoid fakes.

Good quality lacquer ware, textiles, ethnic handicrafts and antiques make for great souvenirs and all can be found throughout Myanmar, often at bargain prices.