Food in Myanmar

Fried White Costus

Fried white costus can cook like asparagus dishes and also very tasty one. Because it is a season plant, you cannot find this dish whole year. Although white costus is not expensive to buy as asparagus, dishes make from it are very special to serve.

Pennywort Salad

In Myanmar word “Ah Thote” means similar to salad in English but not exactly the same. There are very various kinds of “Ah Thote” in Myanmar which are prepare from vegetable leave, fruits, meats, fish etc., Pennywort Salad is make from medicinal plant call Pennywort. This salad can served as appetizer or even as snack.

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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

Panpoot (Turnery)

The art of Panpoot is an enterprise to make wooden utensils turning on turners lathe. Such as making shaft of umbrella, table legs and legs of bed and turnery

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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."

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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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Maungmagan Beach

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

(Dawei)

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Mount Popa

Mount Popa is a volcano 1518 metres (4981 feet) above sea level, and located in central Burma (Myanm

(Bagan)

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Myazedi Pagoda

The Myazedi pagoda is a gilded stupa sitting on a number of square receding tiers, located in Myinka

(Bagan)

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Natural Cave Mahar Parthana Montawa

One of the Ancient Heritages of Grace of Taunggyi and Aye Tharyar Cities, the Cave Montawa was locat

(Taunggyi)

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Festivals

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Tapaung Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Kahsuon Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Salone Festival