Food in Myanmar

Indian Trumpet Fruit Salad

Indian trumpet fruit is eaten in many different ways in Myanmar. This fruit is little bitter but some people like that kind of taste. Roast, marinate, pickle and some serve with fresh fruit in salad form.

Fried spinach

As a side dish, I would like to introduce fried spinach with dried shrimp. Spinach is good for health and dried shrimp make the dish more sweeter and better taste. If you have a change try and cook one time for your family.

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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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Sadonn @ Lana Waterfall From Myitkyinar

Over 1-hr-drive from Myitkyina, there located a beautiful Waterfall near Sadonn City so that it was

(Putao)

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Maha Bodhi Ta Htaung

Maha Bodhi Ta Htaung (lit. 'a thousand great Bo trees') is a famous Buddhist region and monastery lo

(Monywa)

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Zalun Pyi Taw Pyan Buddha Image

Zalun Pyi Taw Pyan Buddha Image is located in Zalun town, the Ayeyarwaddy Region.

(Zalun)

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Myazedi Pagoda

The Myazedi pagoda is a gilded stupa sitting on a number of square receding tiers, located in Myinka

(Bagan)

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Festivals

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Kahsuon Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Nayone Festival

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Tankhu Festival