Food in Myanmar

Pork with Badalkaw

Although pork is one of popular meat eat in Myanmar, the curry I gonna show you have one very different ingredient that make the curry pop up from other. That ingredient is call Batalkaw. Like ginger or lemon grass, batakaw cannot eat directly but it can change a dish to delicious flavor. Not only you can smell this nish curry from very far, you will notice tasty pork curry different from your home.

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.

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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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Mohnyin Thambuddhei Temple

The major tourist attraction in Monywa is Mohnyin Thambuddhei Paya, a Buddhist temple with a huge st

(Monywa)

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Kanbawzathadi Golden Palace

Kanbawzathadi Golden Palace in Bago is a reconstruction of the original Royal palace from the second

(Bago)

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Mahazedi Pagoda

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

(Bago)

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Htam Sam Cave Hopon

Over twenty five years ago, a young Pa O novice discovered a cave that captured his heart, it was so

(Taunggyi)

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Festivals

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Kahsuon Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Htamane Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Nayone Festival