Food in Myanmar

Sour and Spicy Dwarf Catfish Curry

Tomato, tamarind, oil with onion gravy is common gravy to make many dishes in Myanmar. Catfish is cook with this gravy to get special flavor and season with spice leave for smell.

Tar-La-Baw (Kayin Traditional Curry)

This dish is a special one. One of a traditional cooking of Kayin race, vegetable soup (Ta La Baw) is very famous and represent Kayin race. This dish is not easily found in restaurant and can’t easily get. But don’t worry Kayin people live all part of Myanmar.

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Manau 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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Kuthodaw Pagoda

Kuthodaw Pagoda (literally Royal Merit, and formally titled Mahalawka Marazein) is a Buddhist stupa,

(Mandalay)

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National Museum of Myanmar

The National Museum of Myanmar, located in Dagon, Yangon, is the main museum of Burmese art, history

(Yangon)

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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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Kyaikkasan Pagoda

The Kyaikkasan Pagoda is one of the ancient pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar.

(Yangon)

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Festivals

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Htamane Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Thadingut Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN