Food in Myanmar

Banana Bud with Chicken Salad

This dish is not usually cook in Myanmar home. But for the people who cook chicken frequently in normal Myanmar style can taste the different of chicken  dish. Combination of chicken, banana buds and peanut is cooked in balance and will not disappoint you.

Egg-plant and Roselle Leaf Soup

Roselle leaf soup which have sour taste is common soup for Myanmar people. This soup is served in almost all part of Myanmar. Even in food donation ceremony, roselle leaf soup is major side dish you can fine. This time I am going to make the soup mix with egg-plant to get a special taste. Just for knowledge, roselle leaf is can easily mistake in look with marijuana leaf but different.

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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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Mid Myanmar Inle or Sun Ye Inn Lake

Sun Ye Inn is located at Inn Kone Village in Sinkkaing Township Mandalay Division. Go straight ahea

(Mandalay)

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Bagan Golf Course

Established in 1998. It's 7133 yards, 18 holes course. Bagan is one of the richest archaeological si

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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.

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Pleasant "Maithauk" Lake Nearby Taunggyi

This week is to introduce a Place for Relax if you arrive to Taunggyi City, the Southern Shan State.

(Taunggyi)

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Festivals

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Phathou Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Htamane Festival

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Salone Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Kahsuon Festival

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Wagaung Festival