Food in Myanmar

Mont Bind Htaunt

“Mont Bind Htaunt” is a very traditional breakfast, you in local bazaar till these days. This rice base food is eat together with shred coconut, a cup of green tea and pound mixture of sesame and salt.

Sticky Rice with Coconut

In Mon tradition (one of the race in Myanmar), Mon people make a special sticky rice with Coconut snack. At the Waso fullmoon festival (July), Mon people make this snack and give it to neighbors. You can see this lovely tradition of Mon till now.

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Ramayana dances

Dance of Bamar

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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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Kyaikkasan Pagoda

The Kyaikkasan Pagoda is one of the ancient pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar.

(Yangon)

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Kuthodaw Pagoda

Kuthodaw Pagoda (literally Royal Merit, and formally titled Mahalawka Marazein) is a Buddhist stupa,

(Mandalay)

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World Famous Big 5 Infra Arts in West Ayarwady

There was Line Buses crowded rushing on Mandalay-Sagaing Main Road under the scorching sun after the

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Botathaung Pagoda

According to local belief, over 2500 years ago, Botathaung Pagoda was known as Kyaik-de-att in Mon l

(Yangon)

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Festivals

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Htamane Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Nayone Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Manuha Pagoda Festival