Food in Myanmar

Delicacy made of Sticky Rice

Myanmar people have tradition of making food of base on the month of a year. Hta Ma Nare is one of the special food representing month TaPound (February). To make this dish you will need at least 2 people working in great balance. That why Myanmar people say unity can bring to people when they make this food together.

Mon Fish Curry with Lotus-stem

Mon fish curry with lotus-stem is another Mon traditional curry. Marian fruit is one of a main ingredient used to cook Mon curry. But if you do not have marian, you can used tamarind for sour taste. Lotus-stem can also used to make soup and it make this fish curry very different than normal curry.

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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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Myazedi Pagoda

The Myazedi pagoda is a gilded stupa sitting on a number of square receding tiers, located in Myinka

(Bagan)

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Mt. Zwekabin

Mt. Zwekabin is one of the most sacred mountains in the country and there is a pagoda that sits atop

(Hpa An)

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Yoke Sone Kyaung

Yokesone kyaung lies on the other side of the main road from Kyauk Padaung.

(Salay)

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Htilominlo Temple

The Htilominlo temple is a large majestic structure towering 46 meters high.

(Bagan)

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Festivals

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Wagaung Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Salone Festival

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Htamane Festival

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Kahsuon Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival