Food in Myanmar

Plum Soup with Fried Spicy and Salted Fish Curry (Rakhine Curry)

There are many races who live different parts of Myanmar. Yakhine race, live western part of Myanmar, have very special way of cooking and they are professional in making fish dishes. Plum soup and spicy fried salted fish curry is companion dish famous in Yakhine.

Pork Ribs with Winter Melon Soup

Although Myanmar people used more oil then western countries, this dish used less oil than usual. You can serve this dish as a soup or can also eat as a main dish with rice. Pork ribs with sweet winter melon cook in balance to get incredible flavor.

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Doan dance

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Manau dance

Dance of Kachin

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WARMLY WELCOME To MYANMAR

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"Myanmar is adjacent attached to seacoasts, scenes of beaches you can view, and also enriched Hill land, Mountain View Point could also be enjoyable. Rivers, Streams, Lakes and Ponds abundance make you feel pleased on boat-rides. As most people in Myanmar are Buddhists, there are so many Pagodas, Buddha Images, and Monasteries to visit elsewhere. Ethnicity collective unique Myanmar is able to be observed variety of Customs and Traditions, and not an Industrial nation yet, still a developing country, Hand-crafts are reliable that could study Hand-made Domestic Works a lot."

You can explore information, photos and videos about all interesting places around Myanmar here. Check out the delicious traditional burmese food here.

Information

There are a list of Foreign Embassies in Myanmar and Myanmar Embassies around the world. We hope it can be useful for you what want to know about Myanmar and where to go with ease and security when you are travelling in Myanmar.
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The kyat is the currency of Myanmar and the currency code for Kyats is MMK. US dollar is the most acceptable currency. You can exchange money at banks, airports, shopping centers and down town easily now. The use of foreign bank and credit cards in Myanmar at point of sale is currently limited, although Visa and Mastercard ready ATMs are increasingly widespread in major cities and tourist spots.
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Burmese is the main language, but English is spoken by many people in cities and tourist areas (to varying degrees of proficiency); most hotels and tour agencies have some staff with a reasonable level of understanding.
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Attractions

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Bogyoke Market

Also called Scott Market, is the right place for shopping in Yangon, among other it’s the best non w

(Yangon)

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Ngwesaung

Ngwesaung is a beach resort located 48 km west of Pathein, Ayeyarwady Region, Myanmar.

(Pathein)

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Kandawgyi Garden

The Kandawgyi lake placidly reflect the sky changing colour with the time of the day and the golden

(Yangon)

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Seinnyet Ama temple & Seinnyet Nyima Pagoda

In a more remote area away from the main temples are the Seinnyet Ama temple and the Seinnyet Nyima

(Bagan)

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Festivals

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Tankhu Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Nayone Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Htamane Festival