Food in Myanmar

Featherback Fish Curry with Coconut Milk

Take out all the bone of featherback fish and pounded it. Then it is cooked with coconut milk and have a nice sweet taste when you eat together cooked rice.

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.

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Bilu Dance

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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

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Hnee Paya in Kalaw

It lies in Pinmagon Monastery of Pinmagon Village in Kalaw Township at the south of Shan State.

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Bogyoke Aung San Museum in Magway Region's town of Natmauk

Bogyoke Aung San Residence Museum in Natmauk, Magwe Division is dedicated to his childhood and famil

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Zalun Pyi Taw Pyan Buddha Image

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

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Festivals

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival