Food in Myanmar

Wintermelon Salad

This is a very special salad. Although Myanmar people usually cook water melon as a soup with pork or chicken, but I going to make a salad with grilled prawn, lime juice, green chilli and grinded pea nut. Strong taste of hot chilli and fresh lime juice is mix together with medicinal water melon.

Spicy and sour fish curry (Mon Style)

This week, I would like to introduce with Spicy and sour Mon traditional fish curry. This curry is well known among Mon traditional curry. Curry without oil can give you better taste and good for health also. If you have a chance, let have a try.

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Kinnara and kinnari dance

Dance of Bamar

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Oil lamp dance

Dance of Bamar

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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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Kyaikpawlaw Buddha Image

Kyaikpawlaw Buddha Image is well-known because of the living mole on the face of the Buddha image.

(Mawlamyaing)

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Pindaya Caves

Shan State has no shortage of attractions, but few can offer the unusual sights you are likely to be

(Pindaya)

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Yangon City

Yangon (also known as Rangoon, literally: "End of Strife") is a former capital of Burma (Myanmar) an

(Yangon)

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Mingalazedi Pagoda

The Mingalazedi is the last of the large temples built in Bagan before the Mongol armies led by Kubl

(Bagan)

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Festivals

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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Wagaung Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Nayone Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Kahsuon Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Htamane Festival