Food in Myanmar

Spicy Fish Soup and Rice Noodle

Myanmar people very love to have this rice noodle soup. Mostly women and girls love to eat this snack which is a Rakhine special recipe and very suitable to eat in rainy season because you will feel warm feeling after you have one bowl.

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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Shwe Kyat Yat Pagoda

Shwe Kyat Yet Pagoda lies on Shwe Kyat Yet Hill in Sagaing Region, also known as Mandagiri while emb

(Mandalay)

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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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Chaung Thar Beach

Chaung Thar Beach is located 40 km to the west of Pathein (Bassein) in Ayeyarwaddy Division. It is a

(Pathein)

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Kyauktawgyi Pagoda

Kyauktawgyi Pagoda is located at the corner of Pyay Road and Mindhama Road and on Mindhama Hill, Min

(Yangon)

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Festivals

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Kahsuon Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Wagaung Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Thadingut Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN