Food in Myanmar

Shan Style Rice mixed with Fish

This is very popular food from Shan state (race in eastern part of Myanmar) and you can found this food in many cities in Myanmar. Cooked sticky Shan rice is mixed with bone remove fish curry and homemade Shan tomato paste. Fresh leek and “Ju” root is nice blend of this delicious food.

Delicacy made of Sticky Rice

Myanmar people have tradition of making food of base on the month of a year. Hta Ma Nare is one of the special food representing month TaPound (February). To make this dish you will need at least 2 people working in great balance. That why Myanmar people say unity can bring to people when they make this food together.

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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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Maelamu Pagoda

Maelamu Pagoda is famous for the giant images depicting Buddha’s earlier lives.

(Yangon)

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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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Pindaya Caves

Shan State has no shortage of attractions, but few can offer the unusual sights you are likely to be

(Pindaya)

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Pahtothamya Temple

The Pahtothamya temple is one of the oldest temples of Bagan.

(Bagan)

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Festivals

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Tawthalin Festival

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Wagaung Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival