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

Strong Taste Fish Soup with Lady Finger

In Myanmar, sour soup usually appear in traditional Myanmar meals. Fish soup with lady finger is one of these soup. With tamarind paste this soup have strong taste and become appetizer for whole meal.

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Thanaka

Thanaka (also spelt thanakha) is a yellowish-white cosmetic paste made from ground bark. It is a distinctive feature of Myanmar

Tapestry

The art of tapestry or "Shwe Chi Hto" (gold embroidery) as we call it is said to have originated in Myanmar about a thousand years ago. It is a form of

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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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Sama Gwek Duet Dance

Dance of Mon

In the early Suwunna Burnt period, the Sama Gwek Dance was performed inside palaces to glorify the kings and their roya

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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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Shwedagon Pagoda

No visit to the Union of Myanmar is complete without a visit to the 2,600 years old Shwedagon Pagoda

(Yangon)

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Sadonn @ Lana Waterfall From Myitkyinar

Over 1-hr-drive from Myitkyina, there located a beautiful Waterfall near Sadonn City so that it was

(Putao)

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Lawkananda Pagoda

The Lawkananda Paya is a beautiful golden pagoda on top of a small hill on the banks of the Irrawadd

(Bagan)

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Pleasant "Maithauk" Lake Nearby Taunggyi

This week is to introduce a Place for Relax if you arrive to Taunggyi City, the Southern Shan State.

(Taunggyi)

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Festivals

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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Tapaung Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Thadingut Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival