Food in Myanmar

Peppered River Catfish Curry

Because of less bony and easy to eat, river catfish is favor to who donít want to mess around to fillet with bones. River catfish curry is season with onion leaves and pepper to get special flavor.

Salted Fish with Tomato Curry

This one is very strong taste one. Fish is mixed with salt before cook and chili and tomato is added to the dish. You will notice different taste of fish with this cooking style

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Thanaka

Thanaka (also spelt thanakha) is a yellowish-white cosmetic paste made from ground bark. It is a distinctive feature of Myanmar

Shinbyu (Novitiation Ceremony)

Shinbyu (also spelt shinpyu) is the Burmese term for a novitiation ceremony (pabbajja) in the tradition of Theravada Buddhism,

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Kyaukse Elephant Dance

Dance of Bamar

Dancing Elephant Festival is also another famous festival in Myanmar.

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Oil lamp dance

Dance of Bamar

In the oil lamp dance, the traditional oil lamp offered to the Lord Buddha is a lighted wick of cotton soaked in an oil-f

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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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Chinatown in Yangon

The Chinatown of Yangon or so called Tayoke Tan lies west of the Sule Pagoda which is located in the

(Yangon)

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Manuha temple

The Manuha temple is one of the oldest temples of Bagan.

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AlaungdawKathapa National Park

AlaungdawKathapa National Park, with an area of 1,605 square kilometers, is the largest national par

(Sagaing)

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Taung Kwe Pagoda, Loikaw

The cluster lies in the south of Loikaw, Kayah State, atop Thirri Mingala Hill, that has nine peaks

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Festivals

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Wagaung Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival