Food in Myanmar

Cassod Tree Leaves (Mezali) Soup

Cassod Tree Leaves (Mezali) Soup is special Myanmar traditional food. Myanmar people only make this soup around November and December Month. Some believe this dish have medicinal property when eat in this month especially in full moon day.

Pork with Sweet White Radish

Pork with sweet white radish is easy to cook and tasty main dish. Sweet flavor of radish is top of all flavor in this dish.

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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

Pantin (Bronze casting)

The art of Pantin (Bronze casting) is an enterprise producing materials of copper, bronze or brass. The artisans make triangular brass gong, gong and brass bowl

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Bilu Dance

Dance of Bamar

The bilus (demons or ogres) are ancient characters, thought to originate from a legendary race that roamed India and Burma circa 2000 BC. Bu

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U Shwe Yoe and Daw Moe dance

Dance of Bamar

Rather than a classic, this dance is an example of contemporary Burmese folk art. The dance has appeared out of the custo

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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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Taung Kwe Pagoda, Loikaw

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

(Loikaw)

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Sulamani Temple

The Sulamani is a large, very elegant multi storey structure from the late Bagan period.

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Mingalazedi Pagoda

The Mingalazedi is the last of the large temples built in Bagan before the Mongol armies led by Kubl

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Natural Cave Mahar Parthana Montawa

One of the Ancient Heritages of Grace of Taunggyi and Aye Tharyar Cities, the Cave Montawa was locat

(Taunggyi)

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Festivals

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Thadingut Festival

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Nayone Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Wahsou Festival