Food in Myanmar

Water convolvulus with Bean Curd Fried

Water convolvus is one of a general vegetable found in Myanmar bazaars. Myanmar People usually eat fry water convolvus as a side dish. Some people like to add tofu or mushroom in this dish.

Rakhine style Chicken curry

I choose Rakhine traditional chicken curry for this week. It doesn′t need oil, garlic and onion. Main ingredients are fish or shrimp paste, green chili and tamarind juice. Better serve with white rice and also can drink as soup. If you have a chance, let try for once.

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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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Pindaya Caves

Shan State has no shortage of attractions, but few can offer the unusual sights you are likely to be

(Pindaya)

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Putao Trekking

Trekking in Putao, the best trekking division which rises from Himalaya Mountain range lines on the

(Putao)

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Bogale (Bogalay)

Bogale (pronounced Bow-ga-lay) is a city and administrative center south west of Yangon, located d

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Pho Win Hill

Pho Win Hill is a Buddhist cave complex. About 900 sandstone caves which contain many carved Buddha

(Sagaing)

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Festivals

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Thadingut Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Tapaung Festival

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Kahsuon Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Wagaung Festival