Food in Myanmar

Plum soup and toasted dried fish

Sour plum soup, Myanmar traditional food is cooked with ripe sour plum and toasted fish. Myanmar people used to cooked this soup during winter time (November to January) because the plum getting ripe during this season. We usually eat this plum soup with bowl of hot rice together with fried dried fish. I prepare toasted dried snake head fish with peanut oil. The dish is very delicious and I hope you and your family will also like it.

Mont Hin Khar (Myanmar Noodle)

Mont Hin Kar (Myanmar Noodle) is very famous breakfast in Myanmar. There are many style to make Mont Hin Kar cooking method and Mon style is one of the famous method. Major different in appearance of this noodle from Myanmar style is this style do not used coloring powder (chilli powder). Some ingredient also change and you can feel the delicious different taste.

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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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Inya Lake

Inya Lake (Lake Victoria) is the largest lake in Yangon, Myanmar, a popular recreational area for Ya

(Yangon)

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Pho Kyar Elephant Camp

Pho Kyar forest resort is located at foot-hill of Bago Yoma mountain ranges lies within the Saing Ya

(Taungoo)

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Tiger Mine Camp from Namtu-Bawtwin Mine

On the journey to Namtu of northern Shan State, travellers must pass NamtuBawtin mine which is one o

(Loikaw)

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Mount Popa

Mount Popa is a volcano 1518 metres (4981 feet) above sea level, and located in central Burma (Myanm

(Bagan)

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Festivals

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Tawthalin Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Wagaung Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi