Food in Myanmar

Indian Trumpet Fruit Salad

Indian trumpet fruit is eaten in many different ways in Myanmar. This fruit is little bitter but some people like that kind of taste. Roast, marinate, pickle and some serve with fresh fruit in salad form.

Pork with Badalkaw

Although pork is one of popular meat eat in Myanmar, the curry I gonna show you have one very different ingredient that make the curry pop up from other. That ingredient is call Batalkaw. Like ginger or lemon grass, batakaw cannot eat directly but it can change a dish to delicious flavor. Not only you can smell this nish curry from very far, you will notice tasty pork curry different from your home.

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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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Pyathadar Temple

The Pyathadar is a very large, impressive brick temple located South East of old Bagan.

(Bagan)

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Mawtinson Pagoda

Mawtinson Pagoda is the most famous pagoda in Pathein.

(Pathein)

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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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Mahabodhi Temple

The Mahabodhi Pagoda within the city walls of old Bagan is a monument in a style that is unique to B

(Bagan)

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Festivals

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Thadingut Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Tapaung Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Nayone Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light