Food in Myanmar

Spicy Fried Fresh Catfish

One of a companion food for many kind of soup is spicy fresh catfish fried especially with beam soup. Although there are some step to make this dish, this crunchy fried fish make may become your favorite.

Garnished with Poppy Seeds (Myanmar Pan Cake)

This circular snack may look like pancake. But it is not. This snack can be found in every bazaar in Myanmar. With a golden brown color, you will find special sweeten taste of palm jiggery with in this snack.

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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

Pandaw (Stucco relief)

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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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The Kainari and Kainara Dance

Dance of Shan

The Kainari and Kainara duet bird dance is performed on auspicious occasions such as eating the new crop festivals and

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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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Maelamu Pagoda

Maelamu Pagoda is famous for the giant images depicting Buddha’s earlier lives.

(Yangon)

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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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Inle Lake

The lake is not only a beautiful sight to enjoy, but also practical home to the native Inthas (sons

(Taunggyi)

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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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Festivals

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Htamane Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Wagaung Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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Tawthalin Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Salone Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Tapaung Festival