Food in Myanmar

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.

Pork Sausage and Dry Fish Tomato Curry

This week one main dish would be introduced; Pork Sausage, Dry Fish with concentrated taste Tomato paste curry seems to be full of sour, salty, sweet and hot flavor.

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Panyun (Lacquerware)

Yun-de is lacquerware in Burmese, and the art is called Pan yun. The lacquer is the sap tapped from the varnish tree Melanorrhoea usitata or

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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Kyaukse Elephant Dance

Dance of Bamar

Dancing Elephant Festival is also another famous festival in Myanmar.

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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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Mawtinson Pagoda

Mawtinson Pagoda is the most famous pagoda in Pathein.

(Pathein)

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Chinatown in Yangon

The Chinatown of Yangon or so called Tayoke Tan lies west of the Sule Pagoda which is located in the

(Yangon)

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Mahazedi Pagoda

The Mahazedi was built in 1560 by King Bayinnaung of the Taungoo dynasty.

(Bago)

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Bogyoke Aung San Museum

If you want to explore one of the greatest hero in Myanmar , Bogyoke Aung San Museum is a good place

(Yangon)

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Festivals

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Nayone Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Kahsuon Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Salone Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival