Food in Myanmar

Plum soup and toasted dried fish

Sour plum soup, Myanmar traditional food is cooked with ripe sour plum and toasted fish. Myanmar people used to cooked this soup during winter time (November to January) because the plum getting ripe during this season. We usually eat this plum soup with bowl of hot rice together with fried dried fish. I prepare toasted dried snake head fish with peanut oil. The dish is very delicious and I hope you and your family will also like it.

Rakhine style Chicken curry

I choose Rakhine traditional chicken curry for this week. It doesn′t need oil, garlic and onion. Main ingredients are fish or shrimp paste, green chili and tamarind juice. Better serve with white rice and also can drink as soup. If you have a chance, let try for once.

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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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Win Sein Taw Ya: Reclining Buddha

The largest reclining Buddha image in the world, Win Sein Taw Ya, is situated about 20 km south of M

(Mawlamyaing)

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Sulamani Temple

The Sulamani is a large, very elegant multi storey structure from the late Bagan period.

(Bagan)

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Bogale (Bogalay)

Bogale (pronounced Bow-ga-lay) is a city and administrative center south west of Yangon, located d

(Bogale (Bogalay))

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Maha Myat Muni Pagoda

The Maha Myat Muni Pagoda is located at the Southwest of Mandalay, where inside lies the Maha Myat M

(Mandalay)

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Festivals

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Kahsuon Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Tapaung Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light