Food in Myanmar

Mon Traditional Food (Thingyan Rice)

This is Mon traditional recipe and not common to find in the market. Mon Thingyan rice is only cooked only in Thingyan time(about 5 days in mid of April). Mon people donate this dish to people who come to their donation booth.

Shan Noddle Salad

It is really delicious. Shan Noodle is originally come from Shan State which is the eastern part of Myanmar. Shan Noodle cooking is simple, just mix together boiled noodle, chicken curry, tomato paste, peanuts and spring onion and eat! Usually serve with vegetable pickles and fried pork rips.

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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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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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Kyaik Pun Pagoda

The Kyaik Pun Pagoda is a small Buddhist monastery near the town of Bago, known for its four towerin

(Bago)

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Chaung Thar Beach

Chaung Thar Beach is located 40 km to the west of Pathein (Bassein) in Ayeyarwaddy Division. It is a

(Pathein)

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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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Wagaung Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Tawthalin Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Htamane Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival