Food in Myanmar

Water convolvulus with Bean Curd Fried

Water convolvus is one of a general vegetable found in Myanmar bazaars. Myanmar People usually eat fry water convolvus as a side dish. Some people like to add tofu or mushroom in this dish.

Chicken with Coconut Milk Curry

If you like sweet and fatty food, you should try this one. Coconut milk is added to Myanmar traditional chicken curry to get a yummy dish.

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Dance of Karen

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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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Bogyoke Market

Also called Scott Market, is the right place for shopping in Yangon, among other its the best non w

(Yangon)

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Sule Pagoda

The Sule Pagoda is a Burmese stupa located in the heart of downtown Yangon, occupying the centre of

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Shwegugyi Temple

Shwegugyi Temple (literally "Great Golden Cave") is a Buddhist temple built during the reign of King

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Pho Kyar Elephant Camp

Pho Kyar forest resort is located at foot-hill of Bago Yoma mountain ranges lies within the Saing Ya

(Taungoo)

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Festivals

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Tawthalin Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival