Food in Myanmar

Banded Snakehead Fish Curry

Salted whole snakehead fish is cooked in oil base gravy to serve as main dish and coriander add on the top. Because of this fish has only one middle bone and easy to remove, you will have no difficulty to eat.

Wintermelon Salad

This is a very special salad. Although Myanmar people usually cook water melon as a soup with pork or chicken, but I going to make a salad with grilled prawn, lime juice, green chilli and grinded pea nut. Strong taste of hot chilli and fresh lime juice is mix together with medicinal water melon.

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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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Maha Wizaya Pagoda

The Maha Wizaya Pagoda in Yangon is a very elegant structure on top of a small hill opposite the fam

(Yangon)

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Shwe Kyat Yat Pagoda

Shwe Kyat Yet Pagoda lies on Shwe Kyat Yet Hill in Sagaing Region, also known as Mandagiri while emb

(Mandalay)

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Dhammayangyi Temple

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

(Bagan)

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Htam Sam Cave Hopon

Over twenty five years ago, a young Pa O novice discovered a cave that captured his heart, it was so

(Taunggyi)

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Festivals

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Kahsuon Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Tawthalin Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Nayone Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Htamane Festival