Food in Myanmar

Fried shrimp and Acacia Concinna Leaves

Because this dish have strong taste, if you are from western don’t try too much when you fast taste the dish. Sour taste of acacia concinna leave, Myanmar name “Kin Pun Chin” was cooked with hot chilli together with prawn to get a special yummy dish.

Fried White Costus

Fried white costus can cook like asparagus dishes and also very tasty one. Because it is a season plant, you cannot find this dish whole year. Although white costus is not expensive to buy as asparagus, dishes make from it are very special to serve.

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Yoke the (Miniatures)

Yoke the (miniatures) is the Burmese name for marionette puppetry. Although the term can be used for marionettery in general, its usage usually

Panyun (Lacquerware)

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Oil lamp dance

Dance of Bamar

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Bilu Dance

Dance of Bamar

The bilus (demons or ogres) are ancient characters, thought to originate from a legendary race that roamed India and Burma circa 2000 BC. Bu

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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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Kaba Aye Pagoda

The Kaba Aye paya or “World peace pagoda” is a relatively recent pagoda in Yangon.

(Yangon)

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Shwenandaw Monastery

The Shwenandaw Monastery is one of the finest examples of traditional 19th century wooden monastery

(Mandalay)

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Yoke Sone Kyaung

Yokesone kyaung lies on the other side of the main road from Kyauk Padaung.

(Salay)

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World Famous Big 5 Infra Arts in West Ayarwady

There was Line Buses crowded rushing on Mandalay-Sagaing Main Road under the scorching sun after the

(Sagaing)

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Festivals

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Wagaung Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival