Food in Myanmar

Mon Traditional Food (Thingyan Rice)

This is Mon traditional recipe and not common to find in the market. Mon Thingyan rice is only cooked only in Thingyan time(about 5 days in mid of April). Mon people donate this dish to people who come to their donation booth.

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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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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Ngwesaung

Ngwesaung is a beach resort located 48 km west of Pathein, Ayeyarwady Region, Myanmar.

(Pathein)

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The Golden Palace(Karaweik) on the Lake

Karaweik Hall is a palace on the eastern shore of Kandawgyi Lake which is is one of two major lakes

(Yangon)

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Kyaik Pun Pagoda

The Kyaik Pun Pagoda is a small Buddhist monastery near the town of Bago, known for its four towerin

(Bago)

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Dry Zone Oasis

This time travel is the Trip to Twynma Lake at Kani Township in Sagaing Division nominated as Upper

(Monywa)

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Festivals

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Nayone Festival

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Thadingut Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Salone Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival