Food in Myanmar

Spinach Salad

Myanmar people are fan of all kind of salad. Spinach Salad is not commonly found in Myanmar market. Because this vegetable have many medicinal advantage such as for headache, can take pressure and full of magnesium for the body, this dish not only delicious to eat but also good for your health.

CatFish with Morinda Curry

“Ye Yoe”, Morinda leave, is a medicinal leave and Myanmar people used this leave in cooking. Mostly cooked with fishes and I used catfish this time. You can easily notice different delicious curry of catfish with morinda leave by smell.

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Kyaukse Elephant Dance

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Manau 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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Swe Taw Myat Pagoda

Sacred Replica Tooth Relic was enshrined in the Buddha’s Replica Tooth Relic Pagoda (Yangon) on Dham

(Yangon)

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Let's have refresh in Maw Tin Soon Pagoda Festival

"My Girl Pathein Citizen of unique beauty" started "Come visit to Maw Tin Soon Pagod

(Pathein)

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Maelamu Pagoda

Maelamu Pagoda is famous for the giant images depicting Buddha’s earlier lives.

(Yangon)

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Shwebon Yadana Mingalar Palace

Shwebon Yadana Mingalar Palace is a royal palace in Shwebo, Myanmar.

(Shwebo)

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Festivals

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Wagaung Festival

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Tapaung Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Tawthalin Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival