Food in Myanmar

Banana Bud with Chicken Salad

This dish is not usually cook in Myanmar home. But for the people who cook chicken frequently in normal Myanmar style can taste the different of chicken  dish. Combination of chicken, banana buds and peanut is cooked in balance and will not disappoint you.

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.

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Pantamault (Stone carving)

The art of Pantamault (stone sculpture) is the stone curving. The artisans make Buddha images pole for sima, pillar, leograph, elephants, deer, circular flat sto

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

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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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Sawng Vat Dance

Dance of Chin

Chin nationals have realised the bountiful wealth of the motherland and felt a deep gratitude towards it since their tim

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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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Mt. Zwekabin

Mt. Zwekabin is one of the most sacred mountains in the country and there is a pagoda that sits atop

(Hpa An)

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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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Naypyidaw Union Territory

Naypyidaw formerly known as Kyetpyay, Pyinmana or Kyatpyay, Pyinmana) is the capital city of Burma,

(Naypyidaw)

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Maha Myat Muni Pagoda

The Maha Myat Muni Pagoda is located at the Southwest of Mandalay, where inside lies the Maha Myat M

(Mandalay)

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Festivals

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Htamane Festival

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Thadingut Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Tawthalin Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi