Food in Myanmar

Fried Water Convolvulus with Mushroom

Fried water convolvulus with mushroom is one of the most command dish you can find in homes. This dish is very easy to cook and very delicious to eat.

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.

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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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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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Ngar Htat Gyi Buddha Image

The Nga Htat Gyi pagoda in Yangon is known for its enormous seated image of the Buddha.

(Yangon)

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Pya-Dar-Lin Cave

a pre-historic and the Stone Age paintings that date back 11,000 years and discovered in Pya-Dar-Lin

(Taunggyi)

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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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Festivals

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Kahsuon Festival

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Salone Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival