Food in Myanmar

Colourful Sagu

When you get family gathering this food is suitable one. When you look at this food, you will fine not only colorful but also sweet and tasty.

Pork Sausage and Dry Fish Tomato Curry

This week one main dish would be introduced; Pork Sausage, Dry Fish with concentrated taste Tomato paste curry seems to be full of sour, salty, sweet and hot flavor.

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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

Gaung baung (Myanmar Turban)

The gaung baung is a traditional Burmese turban and part of the traditional attire of many ethnic groups inhabiting modern day Burma and Norther

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Bagan Dance

Dance of Bamar

This dance originates from the time of the Pyu kingdoms (5th-10th century). A small number of relatively crude musical in

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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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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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Shwedagon Pagoda

No visit to the Union of Myanmar is complete without a visit to the 2,600 years old Shwedagon Pagoda

(Yangon)

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Bogyoke Aung San Museum

If you want to explore one of the greatest hero in Myanmar , Bogyoke Aung San Museum is a good place

(Yangon)

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The Magical Environs of BAGAN

There is no doubt that Bagan, with nearly 1000 years of history, is the richest centre for Buddhism

(Bagan)

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Taung Kwe Pagoda, Loikaw

The cluster lies in the south of Loikaw, Kayah State, atop Thirri Mingala Hill, that has nine peaks

(Loikaw)

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Festivals

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Salone Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Htamane Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Tapaung Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival