Dos and Don'ts in Myanmar

Religious sites are subject to strict dress codes

       Keep shoulders and kness covered, and remove shoes and socks before Entering any shrine, pagoda or monastery.

17 The perfect sunset viewing position

Don’t go climbing over the fragile ruins of the temples to find the perfect sunset viewing position.

Your Hands

When you are giving or accepting items., use your right hand to receive whilst holding your forearm with your left hand. This shows respect and courtesy to your hosts.

Be polite

The people of Myanmar are friendly, helpful and polite.

1. Be polite

2. Approach your visit with the desire to explore and participate

Open your mind to Myanmar’s diverse cultures and traditions.

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