Food in Myanmar

Fried shrimp and Acacia Concinna Leaves

Because this dish have strong taste, if you are from western don’t try too much when you fast taste the dish. Sour taste of acacia concinna leave, Myanmar name “Kin Pun Chin” was cooked with hot chilli together with prawn to get a special yummy dish.

Chicken with Coconut Milk Curry

If you like sweet and fatty food, you should try this one. Coconut milk is added to Myanmar traditional chicken curry to get a yummy dish.

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Bilu Dance

Dance of Bamar

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Sama Gwek Duet Dance

Dance of Mon

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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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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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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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Pho Win Hill

Pho Win Hill is a Buddhist cave complex. About 900 sandstone caves which contain many carved Buddha

(Sagaing)

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Kakku Pagodas

One of the Asia's largest and most spectacular ancient monuments is a wonderful Pagoda named Kakku.

(Taunggyi)

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Festivals

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Nayone Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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Htamane Festival