Food in Myanmar

Tar-La-Baw (Kayin Traditional Curry)

This dish is a special one. One of a traditional cooking of Kayin race, vegetable soup (Ta La Baw) is very famous and represent Kayin race. This dish is not easily found in restaurant and can’t easily get. But don’t worry Kayin people live all part of Myanmar.

Sticky Rice Pashuu

This snack is one of a Myanmar traditional snack and also serve together with green tea. In Myanmar food donation ceremonies sticky rice pashuu is proudly serve as a dessert.

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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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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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Soon Oo Ponnyashin Pagoda

Just opposite to the three capitals of Myanmar kings Inwa, Amarapura and Mandalay and running along

(Sagaing)

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Maha Wizaya Pagoda

The Maha Wizaya Pagoda in Yangon is a very elegant structure on top of a small hill opposite the fam

(Yangon)

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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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Festivals

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Tawthalin Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival