Food in Myanmar

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.

Tomato Salad

Tomato is one of a fruit which is good for the skin, right? This tomato salad is served as both side dish or snack. Raw tomato is rinse with water and make salad. That why you don’t need a stove or heat.

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Zat pwe duet dance

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Kinnara and kinnari 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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Chinatown in Yangon

The Chinatown of Yangon or so called Tayoke Tan lies west of the Sule Pagoda which is located in the

(Yangon)

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Mount Popa

Mount Popa is a volcano 1518 metres (4981 feet) above sea level, and located in central Burma (Myanm

(Bagan)

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Kuthodaw Pagoda

Kuthodaw Pagoda (literally Royal Merit, and formally titled Mahalawka Marazein) is a Buddhist stupa,

(Mandalay)

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Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda

It is especially known because within it lies a giant image of a Buddha reclining. It is one of the

(Yangon)

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Festivals

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Htamane Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Salone Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Nayone Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival