Food in Myanmar

Mon Fish Curry

This dish is one of a Mon traditional fish curry. You will not get the smell the fish and invite you with appetizing smell. Have strong taste of sour and hot in great balance may change your favorite dish.

Chicken and Mushroom Soup

Even though this is a simple mushroom soup, Mon traditional cooking style definitely different from normal soup. Dried marian fruid is used in Mon traditional dish to get special flavor. This soup have strong taste with chilli and tasty to serve in raining season and even to ill people.

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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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Kaunghmudaw Pagoda

The Kaunghmudaw Pagoda (Yaza Mani Sula Kaunghmudaw, also spelled Kaung-hmu-daw) is a large pagoda on

(Sagaing)

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Kanbawzathadi Golden Palace

Kanbawzathadi Golden Palace in Bago is a reconstruction of the original Royal palace from the second

(Bago)

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Kyite Kha Mee Pagoda

Once upon a time a King of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), with great compassion for the other Buddhists in

(Mawlamyaing)

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Htilominlo Temple

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

(Bagan)

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Festivals

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Thadingut Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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Tawthalin Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda 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