Food in Myanmar

Mon Traditional Food (Thingyan Rice)

This is Mon traditional recipe and not common to find in the market. Mon Thingyan rice is only cooked only in Thingyan time(about 5 days in mid of April). Mon people donate this dish to people who come to their donation booth.

Spinach Salad

Myanmar people are fan of all kind of salad. Spinach Salad is not commonly found in Myanmar market. Because this vegetable have many medicinal advantage such as for headache, can take pressure and full of magnesium for the body, this dish not only delicious to eat but also good for your health.

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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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Ah Lain Nga Sint Temple & Maha Say Wingaba

Ah Lain Nga Sint temple complex or Maha Say Wingaba Venerable Sayadaw’s (Monk) monastery where occul

(Yangon)

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Pyathadar Temple

The Pyathadar is a very large, impressive brick temple located South East of old Bagan.

(Bagan)

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AlaungdawKathapa National Park

AlaungdawKathapa National Park, with an area of 1,605 square kilometers, is the largest national par

(Sagaing)

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Dhammayangyi Temple

The Dhammayangyi is the largest temple on the plains of Bagan.

(Bagan)

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Festivals

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Tapaung Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Wagaung Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival