Food in Myanmar

Water convolvulus with Bean Curd Fried

Water convolvus is one of a general vegetable found in Myanmar bazaars. Myanmar People usually eat fry water convolvus as a side dish. Some people like to add tofu or mushroom in this dish.

Cassod Tree Leaves (Mezali) Soup

Cassod Tree Leaves (Mezali) Soup is special Myanmar traditional food. Myanmar people only make this soup around November and December Month. Some believe this dish have medicinal property when eat in this month especially in full moon day.

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Pantamault (Stone carving)

The art of Pantamault (stone sculpture) is the stone curving. The artisans make Buddha images pole for sima, pillar, leograph, elephants, deer, circular flat sto

Tapestry

The art of tapestry or "Shwe Chi Hto" (gold embroidery) as we call it is said to have originated in Myanmar about a thousand years ago. It is a form of

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Doan dance

Dance of Karen

If one were to name the dance which best represents the life and beauty of the Kayin people, it is the Doan dance. It is

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Oil lamp dance

Dance of Bamar

In the oil lamp dance, the traditional oil lamp offered to the Lord Buddha is a lighted wick of cotton soaked in an oil-f

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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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Maelamu Pagoda

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

(Yangon)

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Maha Bandula Park

The Maha Bandula Park or Maha Bandula Garden (also spelt Mahabandula or Mahabandoola) is a public pa

(Yangon)

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Ah Lain Nga Sint Temple & Maha Say Wingaba

Ah Lain Nga Sint temple complex or Maha Say Wingaba Venerable Sayadaw’s (Monk) monastery where occul

(Yangon)

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda

A pair of Buddha's footprints are located in Settawya, a forest retreat at 34 miles' distance west o

(Minbu)

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Festivals

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Nayone Festival

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Tapaung Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Thadingut Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda 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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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Phathou Festival