Food in Myanmar

Sticky Rice with Coconut

In Mon tradition (one of the race in Myanmar), Mon people make a special sticky rice with Coconut snack. At the Waso fullmoon festival (July), Mon people make this snack and give it to neighbors. You can see this lovely tradition of Mon till now.

Chicken with Winter Melon Curry

Insert of gourd fruit used in tradition, I am now using winter melon for chicken curry this time. Chicken with Winter Melon Curry is server as a main dish in Myanmar meals and sprinkle on cooked rice to get it sweet taste.

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Bilu Dance

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Zawgyi dance

Dance of Bamar

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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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Sule Pagoda

The Sule Pagoda is a Burmese stupa located in the heart of downtown Yangon, occupying the centre of

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Maha Wizaya Pagoda

The Maha Wizaya Pagoda in Yangon is a very elegant structure on top of a small hill opposite the fam

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Bagan Golf Course

Established in 1998. It's 7133 yards, 18 holes course. Bagan is one of the richest archaeological si

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Yangon Zoological Gardens

The Yangon Zoological Gardens (Yangon Zoo) is the oldest and the second largest zoo in Myanmar.

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Festivals

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival