Food in Myanmar

Tomato Salad

Tomato is one of a fruit which is good for the skin, right? This tomato salad is served as both side dish or snack. Raw tomato is rinse with water and make salad. That why you don’t need a stove or heat.

Rakhine style Chicken curry

I choose Rakhine traditional chicken curry for this week. It doesn′t need oil, garlic and onion. Main ingredients are fish or shrimp paste, green chili and tamarind juice. Better serve with white rice and also can drink as soup. If you have a chance, let try for once.

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Zawgyi dance

Dance of Bamar

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Sama Gwek Duet Dance

Dance of Mon

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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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National Races Village

At National Races Village park visitors will be able to explore the custom and culture of main races

(Yangon)

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Lawkananda Pagoda

The Lawkananda Paya is a beautiful golden pagoda on top of a small hill on the banks of the Irrawadd

(Bagan)

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Maha Bodhi Ta Htaung

Maha Bodhi Ta Htaung (lit. 'a thousand great Bo trees') is a famous Buddhist region and monastery lo

(Monywa)

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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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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Thadingut Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light