Food in Myanmar

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.

Spicy Fish Soup and Rice Noodle

Myanmar people very love to have this rice noodle soup. Mostly women and girls love to eat this snack which is a Rakhine special recipe and very suitable to eat in rainy season because you will feel warm feeling after you have one bowl.

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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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Thanlyin and Kyauktan

It has the famous pagoda in mid-stream built on a laterite reef and many other famous pagodas.

(Yangon)

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Koe Htat Gyi Pagoda

The Koe Htat Kyi (or) the nine storey pagoda is another enormous Buddha Image in Yangon.

(Yangon)

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Kakku Pagodas

One of the Asia's largest and most spectacular ancient monuments is a wonderful Pagoda named Kakku.

(Taunggyi)

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Chinatown in Yangon

The Chinatown of Yangon or so called Tayoke Tan lies west of the Sule Pagoda which is located in the

(Yangon)

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Festivals

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Nat-taw Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Wagaung Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival