Food in Myanmar

Spicy Fish with Tomato Curry

This delicious curry is used tomato paste insert of tamarind paste. Fish is cook in preheated oil and chili powder then add tomato paste and water. Cilantro was add to get yummy aroma.

Plum soup and toasted dried fish

Sour plum soup, Myanmar traditional food is cooked with ripe sour plum and toasted fish. Myanmar people used to cooked this soup during winter time (November to January) because the plum getting ripe during this season. We usually eat this plum soup with bowl of hot rice together with fried dried fish. I prepare toasted dried snake head fish with peanut oil. The dish is very delicious and I hope you and your family will also like it.

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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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Lawkananda Pagoda

The Lawkananda Paya is a beautiful golden pagoda on top of a small hill on the banks of the Irrawadd

(Bagan)

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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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Kalaw Township

Kalaw stands high on the western edge of the Shan Plateau.

(Kalaw)

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Htauk Kyant War Cemetery

TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY is the largest of the three war cemeteries in Burma (now Myanmar).

(Yangon)

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Festivals

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Kahsuon Festival

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Thadingut Festival

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Nayone Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Phathou Festival