Food in Myanmar

Tar-La-Baw (Kayin Traditional Curry)

This dish is a special one. One of a traditional cooking of Kayin race, vegetable soup (Ta La Baw) is very famous and represent Kayin race. This dish is not easily found in restaurant and can’t easily get. But don’t worry Kayin people live all part of Myanmar.

Traditional Cassava Snack

When you go a wedding or making food donation of any kind, you may find this dessert. Cassa va plant root (Pe Law Pe Nan) is the main ingredient of this dessert and have tasty sweet flavor.

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Pantamault (Stone carving)

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Panbu (Sculpture)

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Sama Gwek Duet Dance

Dance of Mon

In the early Suwunna Burnt period, the Sama Gwek Dance was performed inside palaces to glorify the kings and their roya

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Kinnara and kinnari dance

Dance of Bamar

There are many references in the Pali and Sanskrit literature to the mythical birds with human head and torso, Kinnara (m

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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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Soon Oo Ponnyashin Pagoda

Just opposite to the three capitals of Myanmar kings Inwa, Amarapura and Mandalay and running along

(Sagaing)

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Yangon Zoological Gardens

The Yangon Zoological Gardens (Yangon Zoo) is the oldest and the second largest zoo in Myanmar.

(Yangon)

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Mingun Pagoda

The Mingun Pagoda is a massive unfinished pagoda built at the end of the 18th century, that was mean

(Sagaing)

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Yoke Sone Kyaung

Yokesone kyaung lies on the other side of the main road from Kyauk Padaung.

(Salay)

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Festivals

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Thadingut Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Tawthalin Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi