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.

Fried Tamarind

Tamarind is very redundant to find nearly whole part of Myanmar. Myanmar people used this ingredient to make a strong taste dish which is compatible with cold season.

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Pantamault (Stone carving)

The art of Pantamault (stone sculpture) is the stone curving. The artisans make Buddha images pole for sima, pillar, leograph, elephants, deer, circular flat sto

Pantin (Bronze casting)

The art of Pantin (Bronze casting) is an enterprise producing materials of copper, bronze or brass. The artisans make triangular brass gong, gong and brass bowl

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Doan dance

Dance of Karen

If one were to name the dance which best represents the life and beauty of the Kayin people, it is the Doan dance. It is

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Hsaing Waing (Myanmar Orchestra)

Dance of Bamar

The hsaing waing (also spelt saing waing) is a traditional Burmese fo

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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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U Bein Bridge

U Bein Bridge is a crossing that spans the Taungthaman Lake near Amarapura in Myanmar.

(Mandalay)

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Htilominlo Temple

The Htilominlo temple is a large majestic structure towering 46 meters high.

(Bagan)

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Chinatown in Yangon

The Chinatown of Yangon or so called Tayoke Tan lies west of the Sule Pagoda which is located in the

(Yangon)

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Mandalay Capital of the last dynasty

The second-last king of the Konbaung dynasty, which was first established, great-great grandson of t

(Mandalay)

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Festivals

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Nayone Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Tawthalin Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival