Food in Myanmar

Cassod Tree Leaves (Mezali) Soup

Cassod Tree Leaves (Mezali) Soup is special Myanmar traditional food. Myanmar people only make this soup around November and December Month. Some believe this dish have medicinal property when eat in this month especially in full moon day.

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.

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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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Indein Village

Indein is a small village West of Inle lake, known for its market and two groups of ancient pagodas.

(Taunggyi)

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Tamote Shinpin Shwegugyi Temple

The temple hidden inside the hill is recently discovered by the locals. The first one-storey temple

(Kyaukse)

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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

(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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Festivals

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Thadingut Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Nayone Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Kahsuon Festival