Food in Myanmar

Fried Bitter-gourd with Pounded Bean

Fried bitter-gourd with pounded bean is especially for vegetarian. For those who are not vegetarian also try this dish. Salt is used to reduce the bitter flavor of bitter-ground. This dish is server as a side dish in Myanmar lunches and dinners.

Mon Fish Curry with Lotus-stem

Mon fish curry with lotus-stem is another Mon traditional curry. Marian fruit is one of a main ingredient used to cook Mon curry. But if you do not have marian, you can used tamarind for sour taste. Lotus-stem can also used to make soup and it make this fish curry very different than normal curry.

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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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Mahazedi Pagoda

The Mahazedi was built in 1560 by King Bayinnaung of the Taungoo dynasty.

(Bago)

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Mt. Zwekabin

Mt. Zwekabin is one of the most sacred mountains in the country and there is a pagoda that sits atop

(Hpa An)

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Shwezigon Pagoda

The Shwezigon Pagoda is one of the oldest and most impressive monuments of Bagan.

(Bagan)

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Sule Pagoda

The Sule Pagoda is a Burmese stupa located in the heart of downtown Yangon, occupying the centre of

(Yangon)

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Festivals

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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Kahsuon Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Thadingut Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Htamane Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light