Food in Myanmar

Mon Fish Curry with Lotus-stem

Mon fish curry with lotus-stem is another Mon traditional curry. Marian fruit is one of a main ingredient used to cook Mon curry. But if you do not have marian, you can used tamarind for sour taste. Lotus-stem can also used to make soup and it make this fish curry very different than normal curry.

Pennywort Salad

In Myanmar word “Ah Thote” means similar to salad in English but not exactly the same. There are very various kinds of “Ah Thote” in Myanmar which are prepare from vegetable leave, fruits, meats, fish etc., Pennywort Salad is make from medicinal plant call Pennywort. This salad can served as appetizer or even as snack.

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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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Pho Win Hill

Pho Win Hill is a Buddhist cave complex. About 900 sandstone caves which contain many carved Buddha

(Sagaing)

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Dhammayazika Pagoda

Located in a remote area of the Bagan plains is the magnificent Dhammayazika Pagoda.

(Bagan)

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Bogyoke Market

Also called Scott Market, is the right place for shopping in Yangon, among other it’s the best non w

(Yangon)

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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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Tazaungmone Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Htamane Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Nayone Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival