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.

Featherback Fish Curry with Coconut Milk

Take out all the bone of featherback fish and pounded it. Then it is cooked with coconut milk and have a nice sweet taste when you eat together cooked rice.

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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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Mount Popa

Mount Popa is a volcano 1518 metres (4981 feet) above sea level, and located in central Burma (Myanm

(Bagan)

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Maelamu Pagoda

Maelamu Pagoda is famous for the giant images depicting Buddha’s earlier lives.

(Yangon)

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Mid Myanmar Inle or Sun Ye Inn Lake

Sun Ye Inn is located at Inn Kone Village in Sinkkaing Township Mandalay Division. Go straight ahea

(Mandalay)

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Mohnyin Thambuddhei Temple

The major tourist attraction in Monywa is Mohnyin Thambuddhei Paya, a Buddhist temple with a huge st

(Monywa)

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Festivals

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Htamane Festival

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Tawthalin Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival