Food in Myanmar

Indian Trumpet Fruit Salad

Indian trumpet fruit is eaten in many different ways in Myanmar. This fruit is little bitter but some people like that kind of taste. Roast, marinate, pickle and some serve with fresh fruit in salad form.

Spicy Fish Soup and Rice Noodle

Myanmar people very love to have this rice noodle soup. Mostly women and girls love to eat this snack which is a Rakhine special recipe and very suitable to eat in rainy season because you will feel warm feeling after you have one bowl.

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The Dance of Pilgrimage to the Sandaw Shin Pagoda

Dance of Rakhine

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Nat dance

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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Lawkananda Pagoda

The Lawkananda Paya is a beautiful golden pagoda on top of a small hill on the banks of the Irrawadd

(Bagan)

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Myeik Archipelago Myanmar

Myeik Archipelago, located in southernmost part of Myanmar, comprises over 800 beautiful islands.

(Myeik)

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Maungmagan Beach

Maungmagan is a village and beach located approximately 12 kilometers north-west of Dawei, the capit

(Dawei)

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Mandalay Hill

Mandalay Hill is a 240 metre (790 ft) hill that is located to the northeast of the city centre of Ma

(Mandalay)

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Festivals

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Tapaung Festival

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Tawthalin Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Wahsou Festival