Food in Myanmar

Rakhine style Chicken curry

I choose Rakhine traditional chicken curry for this week. It doesn′t need oil, garlic and onion. Main ingredients are fish or shrimp paste, green chili and tamarind juice. Better serve with white rice and also can drink as soup. If you have a chance, let try for once.

Fried Noodle(Myeik Style)

This special rice noodle fried is origin in Myanmar at northern part which is Ta Nin Thar Yee State. Now you can found this dish up to central Myanmar. Even it look easy to cook, you need skill to make this delicious dish.

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Pantamault (Stone carving)

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Tapestry

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Bilu Dance

Dance of Bamar

The bilus (demons or ogres) are ancient characters, thought to originate from a legendary race that roamed India and Burma circa 2000 BC. Bu

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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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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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Kakku Pagodas

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

(Taunggyi)

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Nat Ma Taung (Mount Victoria)

Nat Ma Taung (also known as Mount Victoria and Khaw-nu-soum or Khonuamthung in Chin), is the highest

(Kanpetlet)

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Shwesandaw Pagoda

The Shwesandaw pagoda is one of the taller pagoda’s in Bagan.

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Festivals

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Wagaung Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Tawthalin Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival