Food in Myanmar

Trumpet Flower Fruit

With bitter taste, some people don’t like to eat trumpet flower fruit. But in this method of making you can notice significant reduce of bitter flavor. Dry shrimps powder is mainly used to reduce bitter

Fried Spicy Roselle and Bamboo Shoot

I believe you will not forget the dish when you taste it. Fried spicy roselle and bamboo shoot is one of my favorite dishes. Boiled bamboo shoot is mix and fried together with roselle leave and fish paste is also main ingredient to balance the flavor. Check out this easy cook dish and do not forget to make it at home.

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Doan dance

Dance of Karen

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Manau dance

Dance of Kachin

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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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Dhammayangyi Temple

The Dhammayangyi is the largest temple on the plains of Bagan.

(Bagan)

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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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Bogale (Bogalay)

Bogale (pronounced ‘Bow-ga-lay’) is a city and administrative center south west of Yangon, located d

(Bogale (Bogalay))

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Lawkananda Pagoda

The Lawkananda Paya is a beautiful golden pagoda on top of a small hill on the banks of the Irrawadd

(Bagan)

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Festivals

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Nayone Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Thadingut Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Tawthalin Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival