Food in Myanmar

Shan Style Rice mixed with Fish

This is very popular food from Shan state (race in eastern part of Myanmar) and you can found this food in many cities in Myanmar. Cooked sticky Shan rice is mixed with bone remove fish curry and homemade Shan tomato paste. Fresh leek and “Ju” root is nice blend of this delicious food.

Peppered River Catfish Curry

Because of less bony and easy to eat, river catfish is favor to who donít want to mess around to fillet with bones. River catfish curry is season with onion leaves and pepper to get special flavor.

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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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Ngar Htat Gyi Buddha Image

The Nga Htat Gyi pagoda in Yangon is known for its enormous seated image of the Buddha.

(Yangon)

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Myoe Daung Monastery

Myoe Daung Kyaung or Myo Daung Monastery means the Monastery at the corner of the city.

(Bagan)

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Pun Hlaing Golf Resort

It's a newly established golf club located at a beautiful junction between Hlaing & Pun Haling River

(Yangon)

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Inle Lake

The lake is not only a beautiful sight to enjoy, but also practical home to the native Inthas (sons

(Taunggyi)

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Festivals

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Wahsou Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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Htamane Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Salone Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Nat-taw Festival