Food in Myanmar

Dried Trumpet Flower Salad

This flower salad is a very special dish. That flower is only bloom in early rainy season of Myanmar. If you want to make whole year you can dried trumpet flowers. This dish can be serve as both side dish or snack. Not a normal dish find in market and mostly eaten in central Myanmar.

Fried Shrimp Tempura

We can cook and prawn or shrimp in many ways. Sometime we cook curry with red pepper and sometime we make salad or fried with tempura powder.This week, I want to introduce how to fry shrimp with tempura. It take a short time and easy to cook. Let’s try together.

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Pantamault (Stone carving)

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Sama Gwek Duet Dance

Dance of Mon

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Hsaing Waing (Myanmar Orchestra)

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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Pathein

The city's name is believed to derive from the Burmese word for "Parsi", Pathi, due to the large pop

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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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The Golden Palace(Karaweik) on the Lake

Karaweik Hall is a palace on the eastern shore of Kandawgyi Lake which is is one of two major lakes

(Yangon)

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Shwegugyi Temple

Shwegugyi Temple (literally "Great Golden Cave") is a Buddhist temple built during the reign of King

(Bagan)

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Festivals

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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Htamane Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Thadingut Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Tawthalin Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival