Food in Myanmar

Water convolvulus with Bean Curd Fried

Water convolvus is one of a general vegetable found in Myanmar bazaars. Myanmar People usually eat fry water convolvus as a side dish. Some people like to add tofu or mushroom in this dish.

Spicy Fried Fresh Catfish

One of a companion food for many kind of soup is spicy fresh catfish fried especially with beam soup. Although there are some step to make this dish, this crunchy fried fish make may become your favorite.

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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

Pandaw (Stucco relief)

The art of Pantaut (stucco sculpture) means a handicraft of making decorative floral designs in relief with stucco. The artisans make the figures of lions, drago

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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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Zat pwe duet dance

Dance of Bamar

All-night performances, which combine melodrama, slapstick, traditional dance, and even pop music are called "zat pw

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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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U Bein Bridge

U Bein Bridge is a crossing that spans the Taungthaman Lake near Amarapura in Myanmar.

(Mandalay)

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Inle Lake

The lake is not only a beautiful sight to enjoy, but also practical home to the native Inthas (sons

(Taunggyi)

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Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda

It is especially known because within it lies a giant image of a Buddha reclining. It is one of the

(Yangon)

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Mawtinson Pagoda

Mawtinson Pagoda is the most famous pagoda in Pathein.

(Pathein)

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Festivals

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Kahsuon Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Salone Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Thadingut Festival

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Htamane Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival