Food in Myanmar

Fried Tamarind

Tamarind is very redundant to find nearly whole part of Myanmar. Myanmar people used this ingredient to make a strong taste dish which is compatible with cold season.

Plum soup and toasted dried fish

Sour plum soup, Myanmar traditional food is cooked with ripe sour plum and toasted fish. Myanmar people used to cooked this soup during winter time (November to January) because the plum getting ripe during this season. We usually eat this plum soup with bowl of hot rice together with fried dried fish. I prepare toasted dried snake head fish with peanut oil. The dish is very delicious and I hope you and your family will also like it.

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Panyun (Lacquerware)

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Sama Gwek Duet Dance

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Dance of Burma

Dance of Bamar

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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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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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Bogale (Bogalay)

Bogale (pronounced ‘Bow-ga-lay’) is a city and administrative center south west of Yangon, located d

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Naypyidaw Union Territory

Naypyidaw formerly known as Kyetpyay, Pyinmana or Kyatpyay, Pyinmana) is the capital city of Burma,

(Naypyidaw)

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Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda

It is especially known because within it lies a giant image of a Buddha reclining. It is one of the

(Yangon)

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Festivals

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Thadingut Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Htamane Festival

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Tawthalin Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival