Food in Myanmar

Fried Salted Carp fish

Because of salty fish, you shouldn’t too much for this one. But when you eat with cooked rice it can help you to appetite your stomach. Have a nice meal and don’t forget to taste it.

Indian Trumpet Fruit Salad

Indian trumpet fruit is eaten in many different ways in Myanmar. This fruit is little bitter but some people like that kind of taste. Roast, marinate, pickle and some serve with fresh fruit in salad form.

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Tapestry

The art of tapestry or "Shwe Chi Hto" (gold embroidery) as we call it is said to have originated in Myanmar about a thousand years ago. It is a form of

Panyun (Lacquerware)

Yun-de is lacquerware in Burmese, and the art is called Pan yun. The lacquer is the sap tapped from the varnish tree Melanorrhoea usitata or

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Nat dance

Dance of Bamar

In Burma, it is traditional to make an offering of a green coconut, three hands of bananas, and a few other accessories,

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Kyaukse Elephant Dance

Dance of Bamar

Dancing Elephant Festival is also another famous festival in Myanmar.

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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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Myeik Archipelago Myanmar

Myeik Archipelago, located in southernmost part of Myanmar, comprises over 800 beautiful islands.

(Myeik)

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Eighty Thousand Glories

Mrauk Oo is an ancient royal capital of the Rakhine race, the last seat of their kings who had ruled

(Maruk Oo)

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Kaunghmudaw Pagoda

The Kaunghmudaw Pagoda (Yaza Mani Sula Kaunghmudaw, also spelled Kaung-hmu-daw) is a large pagoda on

(Sagaing)

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Maungmagan Beach

Maungmagan is a village and beach located approximately 12 kilometers north-west of Dawei, the capit

(Dawei)

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Festivals

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Wahsou Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Kahsuon Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Htamane Festival

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Thadingut Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival