Food in Myanmar

Boiled Djenkol Bean with Coconut Milk

In the weekend, Myanmar people usually make snack for friend gathering, family gathering or even watching TV. Boiled djenkol bean with coconut milk is one of a seasonal food and not frequent snack that usually make and female are more favor to eat this snack.

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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Oil lamp dance

Dance of Bamar

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Doan dance

Dance of Karen

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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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Pahtothamya Temple

The Pahtothamya temple is one of the oldest temples of Bagan.

(Bagan)

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Bupaya Pagoda

Bupaya Pagoda is an attractive monument because of its age and its location on the banks of the Irra

(Bagan)

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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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Rih Lake

Rih Dil (lit. Rih lake) a natural lake located in northwestern Chin State in Burma (Myanmar).

(Hakha)

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Festivals

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Nayone Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Kahsuon Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Salone Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN