Food in Myanmar

Pork and Sweet Potato Curry

For the people who love pork in this dish you can definitely feel sweeter than other pork dish. Instead of potato in this dish we use sweet potato.

Pickled Myanmar Vermicelli

Myanmar vermicelli salad is one of a common snack usually eat in Myanmar. This strong taste snack becomes a girl fan snack for very long time. Pickled Myanmar vermicelli is easy to make and occasionally very happy to make it together with family or friends.

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Bilu Dance

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Dance of Burma

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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Htam Sam Cave Hopon

Over twenty five years ago, a young Pa O novice discovered a cave that captured his heart, it was so

(Taunggyi)

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Bogyoke Market

Also called Scott Market, is the right place for shopping in Yangon, among other it’s the best non w

(Yangon)

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Ngapali Beach

Ngapali Beach is a beach located 7 kilometres (4 mi) from the town of Thandwe (Sandoway), in Rakhine

(Thandwe)

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Mahazedi Pagoda

The Mahazedi was built in 1560 by King Bayinnaung of the Taungoo dynasty.

(Bago)

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Festivals

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Nayone Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Kahsuon Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Salone Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival