Food in Myanmar

Fried Shrimp Tempura

We can cook and prawn or shrimp in many ways. Sometime we cook curry with red pepper and sometime we make salad or fried with tempura powder.This week, I want to introduce how to fry shrimp with tempura. It take a short time and easy to cook. Letís try together.

Rice Noodle Salad

In Mandalay, Rice noodle salad, “Nanlat Thote” ,is a very popular breakfast food. Three size of noodles are used in this salad; small, medium or big. Now I am using middle size noodle in this article. Gravy which includes oil, chili powder and onion mix with meat is the main ingredient of this salad. Fish ball can use instead of meat.

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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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Shwethalyaung Buddha

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

(Bago)

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Htilominlo Temple

The Htilominlo temple is a large majestic structure towering 46 meters high.

(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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Indein Village

Indein is a small village West of Inle lake, known for its market and two groups of ancient pagodas.

(Taunggyi)

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Festivals

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Tapaung Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Nayone Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival