Food in Myanmar

Peppered River Catfish Curry

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

Garnished with Poppy Seeds (Myanmar Pan Cake)

This circular snack may look like pancake. But it is not. This snack can be found in every bazaar in Myanmar. With a golden brown color, you will find special sweeten taste of palm jiggery with in this snack.

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Manau dance

Dance of Kachin

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Doan dance

Dance of Karen

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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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Maha Myat Muni Pagoda

The Maha Myat Muni Pagoda is located at the Southwest of Mandalay, where inside lies the Maha Myat M

(Mandalay)

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Shwezigon Pagoda

The Shwezigon Pagoda is one of the oldest and most impressive monuments of Bagan.

(Bagan)

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Htilominlo Temple

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

(Bagan)

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Swe Taw Myat Pagoda

Sacred Replica Tooth Relic was enshrined in the Buddhas Replica Tooth Relic Pagoda (Yangon) on Dham

(Yangon)

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Festivals

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Nat-taw Festival

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Tapaung Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Wagaung Festival

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival