Food in Myanmar

Water convolvulus with Bean Curd Fried

Water convolvus is one of a general vegetable found in Myanmar bazaars. Myanmar People usually eat fry water convolvus as a side dish. Some people like to add tofu or mushroom in this dish.

Fried Salted Carp fish

Because of salty fish, you shouldn’t too much for this one. But when you eat with cooked rice it can help you to appetite your stomach. Have a nice meal and don’t forget to taste it.

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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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Mahabodhi Temple

The Mahabodhi Pagoda within the city walls of old Bagan is a monument in a style that is unique to B

(Bagan)

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The Golden Palace(Karaweik) on the Lake

Karaweik Hall is a palace on the eastern shore of Kandawgyi Lake which is is one of two major lakes

(Yangon)

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Mount Hkakabo Razi

In tropical Myanmar (Burma), the slopes of Mount Hkakabo Razi can often be seen glistening with snow

(Putao)

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Sulamani Temple

The Sulamani is a large, very elegant multi storey structure from the late Bagan period.

(Bagan)

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Festivals

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Tapaung Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Htamane Festival

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Kahsuon Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival