Food in Myanmar

Strong Taste Fish Soup with Lady Finger

In Myanmar, sour soup usually appear in traditional Myanmar meals. Fish soup with lady finger is one of these soup. With tamarind paste this soup have strong taste and become appetizer for whole meal.

CatFish with Morinda Curry

“Ye Yoe”, Morinda leave, is a medicinal leave and Myanmar people used this leave in cooking. Mostly cooked with fishes and I used catfish this time. You can easily notice different delicious curry of catfish with morinda leave by smell.

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Sama Gwek Duet Dance

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Kinnara and kinnari 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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U Bein Bridge

U Bein Bridge is a crossing that spans the Taungthaman Lake near Amarapura in Myanmar.

(Mandalay)

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Myazedi Pagoda

The Myazedi pagoda is a gilded stupa sitting on a number of square receding tiers, located in Myinka

(Bagan)

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The Golden Palace(Karaweik) on the Lake

Karaweik Hall is a palace on the eastern shore of Kandawgyi Lake which is is one of two major lakes

(Yangon)

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Kalaw Township

Kalaw stands high on the western edge of the Shan Plateau.

(Kalaw)

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Festivals

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Kahsuon Festival

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Thadingut Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival