Food in Myanmar

Plum soup and toasted dried fish

Sour plum soup, Myanmar traditional food is cooked with ripe sour plum and toasted fish. Myanmar people used to cooked this soup during winter time (November to January) because the plum getting ripe during this season. We usually eat this plum soup with bowl of hot rice together with fried dried fish. I prepare toasted dried snake head fish with peanut oil. The dish is very delicious and I hope you and your family will also like it.

Mont Bind Htaunt

“Mont Bind Htaunt” is a very traditional breakfast, you in local bazaar till these days. This rice base food is eat together with shred coconut, a cup of green tea and pound mixture of sesame and salt.

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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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Shwedagon Pagoda

No visit to the Union of Myanmar is complete without a visit to the 2,600 years old Shwedagon Pagoda

(Yangon)

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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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Eighty Thousand Glories

Mrauk Oo is an ancient royal capital of the Rakhine race, the last seat of their kings who had ruled

(Maruk Oo)

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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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Festivals

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Tankhu Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Phathou Festival