Food in Myanmar

Fried spinach

As a side dish, I would like to introduce fried spinach with dried shrimp. Spinach is good for health and dried shrimp make the dish more sweeter and better taste. If you have a change try and cook one time for your family.

Trumpet Flower Fruit

With bitter taste, some people don’t like to eat trumpet flower fruit. But in this method of making you can notice significant reduce of bitter flavor. Dry shrimps powder is mainly used to reduce bitter

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Bilu Dance

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Kinnara and kinnari 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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Swe Taw Myat Pagoda

Sacred Replica Tooth Relic was enshrined in the Buddha’s Replica Tooth Relic Pagoda (Yangon) on Dham

(Yangon)

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Kaba Aye Pagoda

The Kaba Aye paya or “World peace pagoda” is a relatively recent pagoda in Yangon.

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Koe Htat Gyi Pagoda

The Koe Htat Kyi (or) the nine storey pagoda is another enormous Buddha Image in Yangon.

(Yangon)

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Shwesandaw Pagoda

The Shwesandaw pagoda is one of the taller pagoda’s in Bagan.

(Bagan)

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Festivals

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Tankhu Festival

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Thadingut Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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Htamane Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival