Attractions

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Hnee Paya in Kalaw

It lies in Pinmagon Monastery of Pinmagon Village in Kalaw Township at the south of Shan State.

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Htam Sam Cave Hopon

Over twenty five years ago, a young Pa O novice discovered a cave that captured his heart, it was so

(Taunggyi)

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Adventurous Jungle-road Gawyingyi

"Gawyingyi Island" is a name of Island located at Ngayote Kaung Sub-Township Ngaputaw Tsp. in the Ay

(Pathein)

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Kandawgyi Garden

The Kandawgyi lake placidly reflect the sky changing colour with the time of the day and the golden

(Yangon)

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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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Food in Myanmar

Traditional Cassava Snack

When you go a wedding or making food donation of any kind, you may find this dessert. Cassa va plant root (Pe Law Pe Nan) is the main ingredient of this dessert and have tasty sweet flavor.

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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Festivals

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Tapaung Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Htamane Festival

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