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.

Glutinous Rice Cooked in Oil

This is the one of the general snack you can found at every market place in Myanmar. You can easily get this snack in Pagoda Festivals. Myanmar people have this snack in all year round and depend on the place tradition, it accompaniments are boiled garden pea, roasted sesame powder, Fried Onion, Coconut shred, Dried Shrimps or Dried Fishes. Green Tea is always serve with this snack.

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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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Bupaya Pagoda

Bupaya Pagoda is an attractive monument because of its age and its location on the banks of the Irra

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Shwezigon Pagoda

The Shwezigon Pagoda is one of the oldest and most impressive monuments of Bagan.

(Bagan)

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Inya Lake

Inya Lake (Lake Victoria) is the largest lake in Yangon, Myanmar, a popular recreational area for Ya

(Yangon)

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Maha Wizaya Pagoda

The Maha Wizaya Pagoda in Yangon is a very elegant structure on top of a small hill opposite the fam

(Yangon)

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Festivals

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Tankhu Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Thadingut Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Wagaung Festival