Food in Myanmar

Fried Prawn and Bean Sprout Salad

Can serve as either snack or side-dish. Crunchy batter bean sprout make it perfect. You can find this delicious food in street stalls in many cities.

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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Doan dance

Dance of Karen

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Oil lamp 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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Kanbawzathadi Golden Palace

Kanbawzathadi Golden Palace in Bago is a reconstruction of the original Royal palace from the second

(Bago)

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Seinnyet Ama temple & Seinnyet Nyima Pagoda

In a more remote area away from the main temples are the Seinnyet Ama temple and the Seinnyet Nyima

(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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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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Festivals

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Tapaung Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Wagaung Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi