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.

Orange Jelly

Myanmar jelly can be various many different kinds. Depending on ingredient add to the jelly such as fresh fruits, fruit juices, coffee taste will b different. Some people make layer by layer as creative. This desert can also be found in food donation ceremony.

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Yoke the (Miniatures)

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Nat 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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Chaung Thar Beach

Chaung Thar Beach is located 40 km to the west of Pathein (Bassein) in Ayeyarwaddy Division. It is a

(Pathein)

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Thanlyin and Kyauktan

It has the famous pagoda in mid-stream built on a laterite reef and many other famous pagodas.

(Yangon)

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Mahazedi Pagoda

The Mahazedi was built in 1560 by King Bayinnaung of the Taungoo dynasty.

(Bago)

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Shwe Kyet Yet-Shwe Kyet Kya Pagoda-headed Boats Pay Homage Festival Travel

Amarapura Township Shwe Kyet Yet Village Tract Shwe Kyet Yet-Shwe Kyet Kya Pagoda-headed Boats Pay H

(Mandalay)

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Festivals

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Wagaung Festival

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Salone Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Thadingut Festival

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Nayone Festival

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Htamane Festival