Food in Myanmar

Mon Traditional Food (Thingyan Rice)

This is Mon traditional recipe and not common to find in the market. Mon Thingyan rice is only cooked only in Thingyan time(about 5 days in mid of April). Mon people donate this dish to people who come to their donation booth.

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.

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Yoke the (Miniatures)

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Kyaukse Elephant Dance

Dance of Bamar

Dancing Elephant Festival is also another famous festival in Myanmar.

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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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Dhammayangyi Temple

The Dhammayangyi is the largest temple on the plains of Bagan.

(Bagan)

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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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Shwemawdaw Pagoda

The Shwemawdaw Paya is a stupa located in Bago, Myanmar.

(Bago)

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U Bein Bridge

U Bein Bridge is a crossing that spans the Taungthaman Lake near Amarapura in Myanmar.

(Mandalay)

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Festivals

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Tawthalin Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Nayone Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival