May 21, 2015

Brand new shopping mall in Mandalay

MANDALAY: A new option has been added to the list of shopping destinations for tourists visiting Mandalay. The brand new Mandalay Yatanar Mall will open on 1st April next year.

Burmese handicrafts, silk products and hand – made jewelry along with branded shopping items can be found at the Mandalay Yatanar Mall, The Global New Light of Myanmar media reported.

Mandalay Yatanar Mall is to be located on the second floor of Yadanabon Super Centre .There will be 389 shops selling silk, mosaic paintings, Myanmar handicrafts as well as gold and gemstones.

Banks and money changers are also included in the mall.

As forecasted by Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, Mandalay will welcome up to 500,000 international visits this year.

464,577 foreign visitors have been attracted to the city in 2014, which shows an increase of 60,385 compared to the previous year. The majority of visitors are from japan, China and South Korea. AirAsia, THAI Smile, China Eastern Airlines, Myanmar Airways International, SilkAir, Bangkok Airways and Golden Myanmar are currently operating regional flights between Mandalay and Kunming (China), Bangkok, Gaya (India) and Singapore.


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