Food in Myanmar

Prawn with Spicy Cooking Powder

Prawn with spicy cooking powder is cooked with fresh tomato paste and curry powder. This dish have wonderful smell with spicy taste and only need short time to cook.

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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Pantain (Goldsmith and Silversmith)

The art of Pantain (gold or silver smith) is an enterprise of making items of gold or silver. Silver smith is the art of making drinking bowl, receptacle bowl,

Panbu (Sculpture)

The art of Panbu (Sculpture) means the one which produces figures and floral designs made of wood or ivory. The artisans make the figure of human beings and anim

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Oil lamp dance

Dance of Bamar

In the oil lamp dance, the traditional oil lamp offered to the Lord Buddha is a lighted wick of cotton soaked in an oil-f

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Bilu Dance

Dance of Bamar

The bilus (demons or ogres) are ancient characters, thought to originate from a legendary race that roamed India and Burma circa 2000 BC. Bu

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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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Hnee Paya in Kalaw

It lies in Pinmagon Monastery of Pinmagon Village in Kalaw Township at the south of Shan State.

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Maungmagan Beach

Maungmagan is a village and beach located approximately 12 kilometers north-west of Dawei, the capit

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Taung Kwe Pagoda, Loikaw

The cluster lies in the south of Loikaw, Kayah State, atop Thirri Mingala Hill, that has nine peaks

(Loikaw)

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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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Thingyan Water Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Htamane Festival

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Tapaung Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival