Food in Myanmar

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

Chicken with Winter Melon Curry

Insert of gourd fruit used in tradition, I am now using winter melon for chicken curry this time. Chicken with Winter Melon Curry is server as a main dish in Myanmar meals and sprinkle on cooked rice to get it sweet taste.

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Yoke the (Miniatures)

Yoke the (miniatures) is the Burmese name for marionette puppetry. Although the term can be used for marionettery in general, its usage usually

Panyun (Lacquerware)

Yun-de is lacquerware in Burmese, and the art is called Pan yun. The lacquer is the sap tapped from the varnish tree Melanorrhoea usitata or

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Sawng Vat Dance

Dance of Chin

Chin nationals have realised the bountiful wealth of the motherland and felt a deep gratitude towards it since their tim

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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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Sulamani Temple

The Sulamani is a large, very elegant multi storey structure from the late Bagan period.

(Bagan)

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Kalaw Township

Kalaw stands high on the western edge of the Shan Plateau.

(Kalaw)

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Htam Sam Cave Hopon

Over twenty five years ago, a young Pa O novice discovered a cave that captured his heart, it was so

(Taunggyi)

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Kyite Kha Mee Pagoda

Once upon a time a King of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), with great compassion for the other Buddhists in

(Mawlamyaing)

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Festivals

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Wagaung Festival

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Kahsuon Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Tapaung Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light