Food in Myanmar

Indian Trumpet Fruit Salad

Indian trumpet fruit is eaten in many different ways in Myanmar. This fruit is little bitter but some people like that kind of taste. Roast, marinate, pickle and some serve with fresh fruit in salad form.

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. Let’s try together.

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Doan dance

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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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Kyaikkasan Pagoda

The Kyaikkasan Pagoda is one of the ancient pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar.

(Yangon)

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Sulamani Temple

The Sulamani is a large, very elegant multi storey structure from the late Bagan period.

(Bagan)

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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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Kyaiktiyo Pagoda

Kyaiktiyo Pagoda also known as (Golden Rock) is a well-known Buddhist pilgrimage site in Mon State,

(Kyite Hto)

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Festivals

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Nayone Festival

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Tapaung Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Phathou Festival