Food in Myanmar

Garnished with Poppy Seeds (Myanmar Pan Cake)

This circular snack may look like pancake. But it is not. This snack can be found in every bazaar in Myanmar. With a golden brown color, you will find special sweeten taste of palm jiggery with in this snack.

Rakhine style Chicken curry

I choose Rakhine traditional chicken curry for this week. It doesn′t need oil, garlic and onion. Main ingredients are fish or shrimp paste, green chili and tamarind juice. Better serve with white rice and also can drink as soup. If you have a chance, let try for once.

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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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Chaung Thar Beach

Chaung Thar Beach is located 40 km to the west of Pathein (Bassein) in Ayeyarwaddy Division. It is a

(Pathein)

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Maha Bandula Park

The Maha Bandula Park or Maha Bandula Garden (also spelt Mahabandula or Mahabandoola) is a public pa

(Yangon)

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Shwe Kyat Yat Pagoda

Shwe Kyat Yet Pagoda lies on Shwe Kyat Yet Hill in Sagaing Region, also known as Mandagiri while emb

(Mandalay)

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Shwesandaw Pagoda

The Shwesandaw pagoda is one of the taller pagodas in Bagan.

(Bagan)

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Festivals

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Htamane Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Wagaung Festival