Food in Myanmar

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.

Sticky Rice Pashuu

This snack is one of a Myanmar traditional snack and also serve together with green tea. In Myanmar food donation ceremonies sticky rice pashuu is proudly serve as a dessert.

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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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Kandawgyi Garden

The Kandawgyi lake placidly reflect the sky changing colour with the time of the day and the golden

(Yangon)

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Maha Myat Muni Pagoda

The Maha Myat Muni Pagoda is located at the Southwest of Mandalay, where inside lies the Maha Myat M

(Mandalay)

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The Gote Hteik Viaduct

There was located a Bridge namely Gote Hteik on Mandalay-Lashio railways between Naung Cho and Kyauk

(Pyin Oo Lwin)

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Mawtinson Pagoda

Mawtinson Pagoda is the most famous pagoda in Pathein.

(Pathein)

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Festivals

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Thadingut Festival

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Kahsuon Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Salone Festival

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Wagaung Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival