Food in Myanmar

Fried White Costus

Fried white costus can cook like asparagus dishes and also very tasty one. Because it is a season plant, you cannot find this dish whole year. Although white costus is not expensive to buy as asparagus, dishes make from it are very special to serve.

Fried Bitter-gourd with Pounded Bean

Fried bitter-gourd with pounded bean is especially for vegetarian. For those who are not vegetarian also try this dish. Salt is used to reduce the bitter flavor of bitter-ground. This dish is server as a side dish in Myanmar lunches and dinners.

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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."

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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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Seinnyet Ama temple & Seinnyet Nyima Pagoda

In a more remote area away from the main temples are the Seinnyet Ama temple and the Seinnyet Nyima

(Bagan)

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Natural Cave Mahar Parthana Montawa

One of the Ancient Heritages of Grace of Taunggyi and Aye Tharyar Cities, the Cave Montawa was locat

(Taunggyi)

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Kyaung Taw Yar Pagoda

Kyaung Taw Yar Pagoda is one of the famous pagodas in Myanmar.

(Minbu)

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Kyaikpawlaw Buddha Image

Kyaikpawlaw Buddha Image is well-known because of the living mole on the face of the Buddha image.

(Mawlamyaing)

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Festivals

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Wagaung Festival

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Thadingut Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Nayone Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Htamane Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival