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.

Sticky Rice with Coconut

In Mon tradition (one of the race in Myanmar), Mon people make a special sticky rice with Coconut snack. At the Waso fullmoon festival (July), Mon people make this snack and give it to neighbors. You can see this lovely tradition of Mon till now.

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Manau dance

Dance of Kachin

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Doan dance

Dance of Karen

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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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Mandalay Hill

Mandalay Hill is a 240 metre (790 ft) hill that is located to the northeast of the city centre of Ma

(Mandalay)

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Kuthodaw Pagoda

Kuthodaw Pagoda (literally Royal Merit, and formally titled Mahalawka Marazein) is a Buddhist stupa,

(Mandalay)

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Hnee Paya in Kalaw

It lies in Pinmagon Monastery of Pinmagon Village in Kalaw Township at the south of Shan State.

(Kalaw)

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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

(Bagan)

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Festivals

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Tapaung Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival