Food in Myanmar

Spicy and Hot Pain-sware with Prawn Curry

Pain-sware can fine at market in rainy season. This seasonal vegetable is match to cook with prawn and I believe you will love to eat this delicious dish.

Mon Traditional Food (Thingyan Rice)

This is Mon traditional recipe and not common to find in the market. Mon Thingyan rice is only cooked only in Thingyan time(about 5 days in mid of April). Mon people donate this dish to people who come to their donation booth.

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Zawgyi dance

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Kyaukse Elephant 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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Myoe Daung Monastery

Myoe Daung Kyaung or Myo Daung Monastery means the Monastery at the corner of the city.

(Bagan)

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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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Pindaya Caves

Shan State has no shortage of attractions, but few can offer the unusual sights you are likely to be

(Pindaya)

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Aye Thar Yar Golf Club

Aye Thar Yar Golf club is situated near Taunggyi, the capital of Shan state, over 4000 feet above se

(Taunggyi)

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Festivals

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Tapaung Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Wagaung Festival