Food in Myanmar

Spicy Fried Fresh Catfish

One of a companion food for many kind of soup is spicy fresh catfish fried especially with beam soup. Although there are some step to make this dish, this crunchy fried fish make may become your favorite.

Spinach Salad

Myanmar people are fan of all kind of salad. Spinach Salad is not commonly found in Myanmar market. Because this vegetable have many medicinal advantage such as for headache, can take pressure and full of magnesium for the body, this dish not only delicious to eat but also good for your health.

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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

Myanmar Dress

The typical garment of the Burmese is the Indian lungi or longyi, a sarong worn by both men and women. This replaced the traditional paso for men and tamein for

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Kyaukse Elephant Dance

Dance of Bamar

Dancing Elephant Festival is also another famous festival in Myanmar.

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Doan dance

Dance of Karen

If one were to name the dance which best represents the life and beauty of the Kayin people, it is the Doan dance. It is

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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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Maha Myat Muni Pagoda

The Maha Myat Muni Pagoda is located at the Southwest of Mandalay, where inside lies the Maha Myat M

(Mandalay)

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Botathaung Pagoda

According to local belief, over 2500 years ago, Botathaung Pagoda was known as Kyaik-de-att in Mon l

(Yangon)

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Pathein

The city's name is believed to derive from the Burmese word for "Parsi", Pathi, due to the large pop

(Pathein)

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Eighty Thousand Glories

Mrauk Oo is an ancient royal capital of the Rakhine race, the last seat of their kings who had ruled

(Maruk Oo)

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Festivals

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Wagaung Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Tapaung Festival

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Kahsuon Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Phathou Festival