Food in Myanmar

Delicacy made of Sticky Rice

Myanmar people have tradition of making food of base on the month of a year. Hta Ma Nare is one of the special food representing month TaPound (February). To make this dish you will need at least 2 people working in great balance. That why Myanmar people say unity can bring to people when they make this food together.

Strong Taste Fish Soup with Lady Finger

In Myanmar, sour soup usually appear in traditional Myanmar meals. Fish soup with lady finger is one of these soup. With tamarind paste this soup have strong taste and become appetizer for whole meal.

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Tapestry

The art of tapestry or "Shwe Chi Hto" (gold embroidery) as we call it is said to have originated in Myanmar about a thousand years ago. It is a form of

Panchi (Painting)

The art of Panchi (painting) is the one which illustrates living animals and inanimate objects using different colours. The artists paint the figures of human be

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Sama Gwek Duet Dance

Dance of Mon

In the early Suwunna Burnt period, the Sama Gwek Dance was performed inside palaces to glorify the kings and their roya

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Dance of Burma

Dance of Bamar

Dance in Burma (now known as Myanmar by the government there) can be divided into dramatic, folk and vil

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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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Ngar Htat Gyi Buddha Image

The Nga Htat Gyi pagoda in Yangon is known for its enormous seated image of the Buddha.

(Yangon)

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Sadonn @ Lana Waterfall From Myitkyinar

Over 1-hr-drive from Myitkyina, there located a beautiful Waterfall near Sadonn City so that it was

(Putao)

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Pho Kyar Elephant Camp

Pho Kyar forest resort is located at foot-hill of Bago Yoma mountain ranges lies within the Saing Ya

(Taungoo)

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Kakku Pagodas

One of the Asia's largest and most spectacular ancient monuments is a wonderful Pagoda named Kakku.

(Taunggyi)

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Festivals

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Tawthalin Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Htamane Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival