Food in Myanmar

Mon Traditional Food (Thingyan Rice)

This is Mon traditional recipe and not common to find in the market. Mon Thingyan rice is only cooked only in Thingyan time(about 5 days in mid of April). Mon people donate this dish to people who come to their donation booth.

Sticky Rice Pashuu

This snack is one of a Myanmar traditional snack and also serve together with green tea. In Myanmar food donation ceremonies sticky rice pashuu is proudly serve as a dessert.

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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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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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Thanlyin and Kyauktan

It has the famous pagoda in mid-stream built on a laterite reef and many other famous pagodas.

(Yangon)

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Mahabodhi Temple

The Mahabodhi Pagoda within the city walls of old Bagan is a monument in a style that is unique to B

(Bagan)

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Maungmagan Beach

Maungmagan is a village and beach located approximately 12 kilometers north-west of Dawei, the capit

(Dawei)

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Festivals

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Tawthalin Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Tapaung Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN