Food in Myanmar

Spicy and sour fish curry (Mon Style)

This week, I would like to introduce with Spicy and sour Mon traditional fish curry. This curry is well known among Mon traditional curry. Curry without oil can give you better taste and good for health also. If you have a chance, let have a try.

Salted Fish with Tomato Curry

This one is very strong taste one. Fish is mixed with salt before cook and chili and tomato is added to the dish. You will notice different taste of fish with this cooking style

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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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Eighty Thousand Glories

Mrauk Oo is an ancient royal capital of the Rakhine race, the last seat of their kings who had ruled

(Maruk Oo)

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The Golden Palace(Karaweik) on the Lake

Karaweik Hall is a palace on the eastern shore of Kandawgyi Lake which is is one of two major lakes

(Yangon)

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Taung Kwe Pagoda, Loikaw

The cluster lies in the south of Loikaw, Kayah State, atop Thirri Mingala Hill, that has nine peaks

(Loikaw)

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Chinatown in Yangon

The Chinatown of Yangon or so called Tayoke Tan lies west of the Sule Pagoda which is located in the

(Yangon)

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Festivals

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Htamane Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light