Food in Myanmar

Prawn with Spicy Cooking Powder

Prawn with spicy cooking powder is cooked with fresh tomato paste and curry powder. This dish have wonderful smell with spicy taste and only need short time to cook.

Plum Soup with Fried Spicy and Salted Fish Curry (Rakhine Curry)

There are many races who live different parts of Myanmar. Yakhine race, live western part of Myanmar, have very special way of cooking and they are professional in making fish dishes. Plum soup and spicy fried salted fish curry is companion dish famous in Yakhine.

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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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Taung Kwe Pagoda, Loikaw

The cluster lies in the south of Loikaw, Kayah State, atop Thirri Mingala Hill, that has nine peaks

(Loikaw)

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Htilominlo Temple

The Htilominlo temple is a large majestic structure towering 46 meters high.

(Bagan)

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Tamote Shinpin Shwegugyi Temple

The temple hidden inside the hill is recently discovered by the locals. The first one-storey temple

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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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Festivals

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Tawthalin Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival