Food in Myanmar

Spicy and sour fish curry (Mon Style)

This week, I would like to introduce with Spicy and sour Mon traditional fish curry. This curry is well known among Mon traditional curry. Curry without oil can give you better taste and good for health also. If you have a chance, let have a try.

Boiled Djenkol Bean with Coconut Milk

In the weekend, Myanmar people usually make snack for friend gathering, family gathering or even watching TV. Boiled djenkol bean with coconut milk is one of a seasonal food and not frequent snack that usually make and female are more favor to eat this snack.

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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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Second U Pein Bridge or Naung Phar Lake Shan State

There was an unknown place, metaphor as a "Second U Pein Bridge" in Shan State, serene and silent sc

(Taunggyi)

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Kyite Kha Mee Pagoda

Once upon a time a King of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), with great compassion for the other Buddhists in

(Mawlamyaing)

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Maha Bodhi Ta Htaung

Maha Bodhi Ta Htaung (lit. 'a thousand great Bo trees') is a famous Buddhist region and monastery lo

(Monywa)

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Zalun Pyi Taw Pyan Buddha Image

Zalun Pyi Taw Pyan Buddha Image is located in Zalun town, the Ayeyarwaddy Region.

(Zalun)

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Festivals

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Nat-taw Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Thadingut Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Salone Festival

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Htamane Festival