Food in Myanmar

Plum Soup with Fried Spicy and Salted Fish Curry (Rakhine Curry)

There are many races who live different parts of Myanmar. Yakhine race, live western part of Myanmar, have very special way of cooking and they are professional in making fish dishes. Plum soup and spicy fried salted fish curry is companion dish famous in Yakhine.

Glutinous Rice Cooked in Oil

This is the one of the general snack you can found at every market place in Myanmar. You can easily get this snack in Pagoda Festivals. Myanmar people have this snack in all year round and depend on the place tradition, it accompaniments are boiled garden pea, roasted sesame powder, Fried Onion, Coconut shred, Dried Shrimps or Dried Fishes. Green Tea is always serve with this snack.

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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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Shwethalyaung Buddha

The Shwethalyaung Buddha is one of the largest reclining Buddha images in Myanmar.

(Bago)

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Myoe Daung Monastery

Myoe Daung Kyaung or Myo Daung Monastery means the Monastery at the corner of the city.

(Bagan)

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Pyin Oo Lwin

Pyin Oo Lwin is also known as " Pan Myo Daw", means "The City of Flowers", for its different species

(Pyin Oo Lwin)

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Mount Popa

Mount Popa is a volcano 1518 metres (4981 feet) above sea level, and located in central Burma (Myanm

(Bagan)

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Festivals

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Tawthalin Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival