Food in Myanmar

Orange Jelly

Myanmar jelly can be various many different kinds. Depending on ingredient add to the jelly such as fresh fruits, fruit juices, coffee taste will b different. Some people make layer by layer as creative. This desert can also be found in food donation ceremony.

Plum Soup with Fried Spicy and Salted Fish Curry (Rakhine Curry)

There are many races who live different parts of Myanmar. Yakhine race, live western part of Myanmar, have very special way of cooking and they are professional in making fish dishes. Plum soup and spicy fried salted fish curry is companion dish famous in Yakhine.

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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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Lawkananda Pagoda

The Lawkananda Paya is a beautiful golden pagoda on top of a small hill on the banks of the Irrawadd

(Bagan)

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Shwenandaw Monastery

The Shwenandaw Monastery is one of the finest examples of traditional 19th century wooden monastery

(Mandalay)

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Hnee Paya in Kalaw

It lies in Pinmagon Monastery of Pinmagon Village in Kalaw Township at the south of Shan State.

(Kalaw)

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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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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Tapaung Festival

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Wagaung Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival