Food in Myanmar

Banded Snakehead Fish Curry

Salted whole snakehead fish is cooked in oil base gravy to serve as main dish and coriander add on the top. Because of this fish has only one middle bone and easy to remove, you will have no difficulty to eat.

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.

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Sama Gwek Duet Dance

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Zat pwe duet dance

Dance of Bamar

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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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Seinnyet Ama temple & Seinnyet Nyima Pagoda

In a more remote area away from the main temples are the Seinnyet Ama temple and the Seinnyet Nyima

(Bagan)

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Ngapali Beach

Ngapali Beach is a beach located 7 kilometres (4 mi) from the town of Thandwe (Sandoway), in Rakhine

(Thandwe)

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Let's have refresh in Maw Tin Soon Pagoda Festival

"My Girl Pathein Citizen of unique beauty" started "Come visit to Maw Tin Soon Pagod

(Pathein)

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Festivals

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Wagaung Festival

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Nayone Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Htamane Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival