Food in Myanmar

Fried Bitter-gourd with Pounded Bean

Fried bitter-gourd with pounded bean is especially for vegetarian. For those who are not vegetarian also try this dish. Salt is used to reduce the bitter flavor of bitter-ground. This dish is server as a side dish in Myanmar lunches and dinners.

Pennywort Salad

In Myanmar word “Ah Thote” means similar to salad in English but not exactly the same. There are very various kinds of “Ah Thote” in Myanmar which are prepare from vegetable leave, fruits, meats, fish etc., Pennywort Salad is make from medicinal plant call Pennywort. This salad can served as appetizer or even as snack.

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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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Mt. Zwekabin

Mt. Zwekabin is one of the most sacred mountains in the country and there is a pagoda that sits atop

(Hpa An)

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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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Htilominlo Temple

The Htilominlo temple is a large majestic structure towering 46 meters high.

(Bagan)

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Eighty Thousand Glories

Mrauk Oo is an ancient royal capital of the Rakhine race, the last seat of their kings who had ruled

(Maruk Oo)

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Festivals

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Salone Festival

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Htamane Festival

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Tawthalin Festival

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Nayone Festival