Food in Myanmar

Shan Style Rice mixed with Fish

This is very popular food from Shan state (race in eastern part of Myanmar) and you can found this food in many cities in Myanmar. Cooked sticky Shan rice is mixed with bone remove fish curry and homemade Shan tomato paste. Fresh leek and “Ju” root is nice blend of this delicious food.

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.

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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."

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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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Mingalazedi Pagoda

The Mingalazedi is the last of the large temples built in Bagan before the Mongol armies led by Kubl

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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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Pya-Dar-Lin Cave

a pre-historic and the Stone Age paintings that date back 11,000 years and discovered in Pya-Dar-Lin

(Taunggyi)

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Festivals

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Salone Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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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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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival