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.

Pork with Sweet White Radish

Pork with sweet white radish is easy to cook and tasty main dish. Sweet flavor of radish is top of all flavor in this dish.

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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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Mingun Pagoda

The Mingun Pagoda is a massive unfinished pagoda built at the end of the 18th century, that was mean

(Sagaing)

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Hnee Paya in Kalaw

It lies in Pinmagon Monastery of Pinmagon Village in Kalaw Township at the south of Shan State.

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Shwenandaw Monastery

The Shwenandaw Monastery is one of the finest examples of traditional 19th century wooden monastery

(Mandalay)

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Shwe Kyat Yat Pagoda

Shwe Kyat Yet Pagoda lies on Shwe Kyat Yet Hill in Sagaing Region, also known as Mandagiri while emb

(Mandalay)

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Festivals

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Tawthalin Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Tapaung Festival

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Thadingut Festival