Food in Myanmar

Roasted Prawn Salad

Roasted Prawn Salad is like in other country but we add special fish paste (Nga Pe) in Myanmar. You will clearly feel blend strong taste of fresh lemon juice, spicy, hot taste of fish paste is mix together in balance with roasted prawn.

Glutinous Rice Cooked in Oil

This is the one of the general snack you can found at every market place in Myanmar. You can easily get this snack in Pagoda Festivals. Myanmar people have this snack in all year round and depend on the place tradition, it accompaniments are boiled garden pea, roasted sesame powder, Fried Onion, Coconut shred, Dried Shrimps or Dried Fishes. Green Tea is always serve with this snack.

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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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Kandawgyi Garden

The Kandawgyi lake placidly reflect the sky changing colour with the time of the day and the golden

(Yangon)

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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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Thanlyin and Kyauktan

It has the famous pagoda in mid-stream built on a laterite reef and many other famous pagodas.

(Yangon)

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Kaba Aye Pagoda

The Kaba Aye paya or “World peace pagoda” is a relatively recent pagoda in Yangon.

(Yangon)

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Festivals

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Salone Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Tapaung Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival