Food in Myanmar

Spinach Salad

Myanmar people are fan of all kind of salad. Spinach Salad is not commonly found in Myanmar market. Because this vegetable have many medicinal advantage such as for headache, can take pressure and full of magnesium for the body, this dish not only delicious to eat but also good for your health.

Sour and Spicy Dwarf Catfish Curry

Tomato, tamarind, oil with onion gravy is common gravy to make many dishes in Myanmar. Catfish is cook with this gravy to get special flavor and season with spice leave for smell.

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Thanaka

Thanaka (also spelt thanakha) is a yellowish-white cosmetic paste made from ground bark. It is a distinctive feature of Myanmar

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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Sama Gwek Duet Dance

Dance of Mon

In the early Suwunna Burnt period, the Sama Gwek Dance was performed inside palaces to glorify the kings and their roya

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Nat dance

Dance of Bamar

In Burma, it is traditional to make an offering of a green coconut, three hands of bananas, and a few other accessories,

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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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Chaung Thar Beach

Chaung Thar Beach is located 40 km to the west of Pathein (Bassein) in Ayeyarwaddy Division. It is a

(Pathein)

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Maha Bodhi Ta Htaung

Maha Bodhi Ta Htaung (lit. 'a thousand great Bo trees') is a famous Buddhist region and monastery lo

(Monywa)

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Soon Oo Ponnyashin Pagoda

Just opposite to the three capitals of Myanmar kings Inwa, Amarapura and Mandalay and running along

(Sagaing)

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Sule Pagoda

The Sule Pagoda is a Burmese stupa located in the heart of downtown Yangon, occupying the centre of

(Yangon)

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Festivals

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Salone Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Wagaung Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Kahsuon Festival