Food in Myanmar

Fried Bitter-gourd with Pounded Bean

Fried bitter-gourd with pounded bean is especially for vegetarian. For those who are not vegetarian also try this dish. Salt is used to reduce the bitter flavor of bitter-ground. This dish is server as a side dish in Myanmar lunches and dinners.

Oily Perch Fish Curry with Tomato

I would like to present oily perch fish curry as week’s special. Perch fish is more tender and delicious among freshwater fish. Fish together with tomato, green chili and celery make complete flavors and perfect meal. If you have a chance, should try it for once.

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Pantamault (Stone carving)

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Panpoot (Turnery)

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Zawgyi dance

Dance of Bamar

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The Dance of Pilgrimage to the Sandaw Shin Pagoda

Dance of Rakhine

At the Rakhine State, pagodas can be seen on top of most hills. Of these pagodas, the Sandaw Shin Pagoda (wherein Buddha'

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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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Pho Win Hill

Pho Win Hill is a Buddhist cave complex. About 900 sandstone caves which contain many carved Buddha

(Sagaing)

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Rih Lake

Rih Dil (lit. Rih lake) a natural lake located in northwestern Chin State in Burma (Myanmar).

(Hakha)

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Tamote Shinpin Shwegugyi Temple

The temple hidden inside the hill is recently discovered by the locals. The first one-storey temple

(Kyaukse)

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Adventurous Jungle-road Gawyingyi

"Gawyingyi Island" is a name of Island located at Ngayote Kaung Sub-Township Ngaputaw Tsp. in the Ay

(Pathein)

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Festivals

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Tapaung Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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Wagaung Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Htamane Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light