Food in Myanmar

Strong Taste Fish Soup with Lady Finger

In Myanmar, sour soup usually appear in traditional Myanmar meals. Fish soup with lady finger is one of these soup. With tamarind paste this soup have strong taste and become appetizer for whole meal.

Fried shrimp and Acacia Concinna Leaves

Because this dish have strong taste, if you are from western don’t try too much when you fast taste the dish. Sour taste of acacia concinna leave, Myanmar name “Kin Pun Chin” was cooked with hot chilli together with prawn to get a special yummy dish.

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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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Mid Myanmar Inle or Sun Ye Inn Lake

Sun Ye Inn is located at Inn Kone Village in Sinkkaing Township Mandalay Division. Go straight ahea

(Mandalay)

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AlaungdawKathapa National Park

AlaungdawKathapa National Park, with an area of 1,605 square kilometers, is the largest national par

(Sagaing)

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Ngwesaung

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

(Pathein)

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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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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Tawthalin Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Nayone Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival