Food in Myanmar

Peppered River Catfish Curry

Because of less bony and easy to eat, river catfish is favor to who donít want to mess around to fillet with bones. River catfish curry is season with onion leaves and pepper to get special flavor.

Boiled Djenkol Bean with Coconut Milk

In the weekend, Myanmar people usually make snack for friend gathering, family gathering or even watching TV. Boiled djenkol bean with coconut milk is one of a seasonal food and not frequent snack that usually make and female are more favor to eat this snack.

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Nat dance

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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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Bupaya Pagoda

Bupaya Pagoda is an attractive monument because of its age and its location on the banks of the Irra

(Bagan)

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Sule Pagoda

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

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Ananda Pagoda

The Ananda temple is one of Baganís best known and most beautiful temples.

(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

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Festivals

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Tapaung Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Tawthalin Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light