Food in Myanmar

Plum Soup with Fried Spicy and Salted Fish Curry (Rakhine Curry)

There are many races who live different parts of Myanmar. Yakhine race, live western part of Myanmar, have very special way of cooking and they are professional in making fish dishes. Plum soup and spicy fried salted fish curry is companion dish famous in Yakhine.

Pork and Sweet Potato Curry

For the people who love pork in this dish you can definitely feel sweeter than other pork dish. Instead of potato in this dish we use sweet potato.

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Silk Weaving

Myanmar people proudly wear hand-woven silk materials at auspicious occasions. Myanmar turban, Myanmar jackets and silk longyis are worn by Myanmar men while in

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

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Sawng Vat Dance

Dance of Chin

Chin nationals have realised the bountiful wealth of the motherland and felt a deep gratitude towards it since their tim

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Bagan Dance

Dance of Bamar

This dance originates from the time of the Pyu kingdoms (5th-10th century). A small number of relatively crude musical in

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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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Bogyoke Market

Also called Scott Market, is the right place for shopping in Yangon, among other it’s the best non w

(Yangon)

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Natural Cave Mahar Parthana Montawa

One of the Ancient Heritages of Grace of Taunggyi and Aye Tharyar Cities, the Cave Montawa was locat

(Taunggyi)

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Mahabodhi Temple

The Mahabodhi Pagoda within the city walls of old Bagan is a monument in a style that is unique to B

(Bagan)

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Adventurous Jungle-road Gawyingyi

"Gawyingyi Island" is a name of Island located at Ngayote Kaung Sub-Township Ngaputaw Tsp. in the Ay

(Pathein)

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Festivals

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Tapaung Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Salone Festival

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Wagaung Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Kahsuon Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival