Food in Myanmar

Plum Soup with Fried Spicy and Salted Fish Curry (Rakhine Curry)

There are many races who live different parts of Myanmar. Yakhine race, live western part of Myanmar, have very special way of cooking and they are professional in making fish dishes. Plum soup and spicy fried salted fish curry is companion dish famous in Yakhine.

Prawn with Spicy Cooking Powder

Prawn with spicy cooking powder is cooked with fresh tomato paste and curry powder. This dish have wonderful smell with spicy taste and only need short time to cook.

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Nat dance

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Dance of Shan

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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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Mahabodhi Temple

The Mahabodhi Pagoda within the city walls of old Bagan is a monument in a style that is unique to B

(Bagan)

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Shwethalyaung Buddha

The Shwethalyaung Buddha is one of the largest reclining Buddha images in Myanmar.

(Bago)

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Yangon Zoological Gardens

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

(Yangon)

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Bogyoke Aung San Museum in Magway Region's town of Natmauk

Bogyoke Aung San Residence Museum in Natmauk, Magwe Division is dedicated to his childhood and famil

(Natmauk)

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Festivals

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Nayone Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival