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.

Sour and Spicy Dwarf Catfish Curry

Tomato, tamarind, oil with onion gravy is common gravy to make many dishes in Myanmar. Catfish is cook with this gravy to get special flavor and season with spice leave for smell.

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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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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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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 Gem Of Myanmar, Mogok

Mogok is a name that is famous all over the world, especially among people who appreciate fine gems;

(Mogok)

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U Bein Bridge

U Bein Bridge is a crossing that spans the Taungthaman Lake near Amarapura in Myanmar.

(Mandalay)

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Festivals

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Nayone Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival