Food in Myanmar

Sticky Rice with Coconut

In Mon tradition (one of the race in Myanmar), Mon people make a special sticky rice with Coconut snack. At the Waso fullmoon festival (July), Mon people make this snack and give it to neighbors. You can see this lovely tradition of Mon till now.

Trumpet Flower Fruit

With bitter taste, some people don’t like to eat trumpet flower fruit. But in this method of making you can notice significant reduce of bitter flavor. Dry shrimps powder is mainly used to reduce bitter

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Panpoot (Turnery)

The art of Panpoot is an enterprise to make wooden utensils turning on turners lathe. Such as making shaft of umbrella, table legs and legs of bed and turnery

Pantain (Goldsmith and Silversmith)

The art of Pantain (gold or silver smith) is an enterprise of making items of gold or silver. Silver smith is the art of making drinking bowl, receptacle bowl,

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Kinnara and kinnari dance

Dance of Bamar

There are many references in the Pali and Sanskrit literature to the mythical birds with human head and torso, Kinnara (m

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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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Nat Ma Taung (Mount Victoria)

Nat Ma Taung (also known as Mount Victoria and Khaw-nu-soum or Khonuamthung in Chin), is the highest

(Kanpetlet)

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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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Shwenandaw Monastery

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

(Mandalay)

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Kyaung Taw Yar Pagoda

Kyaung Taw Yar Pagoda is one of the famous pagodas in Myanmar.

(Minbu)

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Festivals

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Tankhu Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival