Food in Myanmar

Fried White Costus

Fried white costus can cook like asparagus dishes and also very tasty one. Because it is a season plant, you cannot find this dish whole year. Although white costus is not expensive to buy as asparagus, dishes make from it are very special to serve.

Boiled Djenkol Bean with Coconut Milk

In the weekend, Myanmar people usually make snack for friend gathering, family gathering or even watching TV. Boiled djenkol bean with coconut milk is one of a seasonal food and not frequent snack that usually make and female are more favor to eat this snack.

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Sama Gwek Duet Dance

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Bilu Dance

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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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Kaunghmudaw Pagoda

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

(Sagaing)

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Sadonn @ Lana Waterfall From Myitkyinar

Over 1-hr-drive from Myitkyina, there located a beautiful Waterfall near Sadonn City so that it was

(Putao)

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Shwe Kyet Yet-Shwe Kyet Kya Pagoda-headed Boats Pay Homage Festival Travel

Amarapura Township Shwe Kyet Yet Village Tract Shwe Kyet Yet-Shwe Kyet Kya Pagoda-headed Boats Pay H

(Mandalay)

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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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Htamane Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Thadingut Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival