Food in Myanmar

Tomato Salad

Tomato is one of a fruit which is good for the skin, right? This tomato salad is served as both side dish or snack. Raw tomato is rinse with water and make salad. That why you don’t need a stove or heat.

Cassod Tree Leaves (Mezali) Soup

Cassod Tree Leaves (Mezali) Soup is special Myanmar traditional food. Myanmar people only make this soup around November and December Month. Some believe this dish have medicinal property when eat in this month especially in full moon day.

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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

Panchi (Painting)

The art of Panchi (painting) is the one which illustrates living animals and inanimate objects using different colours. The artists paint the figures of human be

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Oil lamp dance

Dance of Bamar

In the oil lamp dance, the traditional oil lamp offered to the Lord Buddha is a lighted wick of cotton soaked in an oil-f

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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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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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Shwezigon Pagoda

The Shwezigon Pagoda is one of the oldest and most impressive monuments of Bagan.

(Bagan)

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Maha Bandula Park

The Maha Bandula Park or Maha Bandula Garden (also spelt Mahabandula or Mahabandoola) is a public pa

(Yangon)

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Inle Lake

The lake is not only a beautiful sight to enjoy, but also practical home to the native Inthas (sons

(Taunggyi)

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Kyite Kha Mee Pagoda

Once upon a time a King of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), with great compassion for the other Buddhists in

(Mawlamyaing)

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Festivals

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Phathou Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Nayone Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival