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.

Fried Spicy Roselle and Bamboo Shoot

I believe you will not forget the dish when you taste it. Fried spicy roselle and bamboo shoot is one of my favorite dishes. Boiled bamboo shoot is mix and fried together with roselle leave and fish paste is also main ingredient to balance the flavor. Check out this easy cook dish and do not forget to make it at home.

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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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Pun Hlaing Golf Resort

It's a newly established golf club located at a beautiful junction between Hlaing & Pun Haling River

(Yangon)

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Myazedi Pagoda

The Myazedi pagoda is a gilded stupa sitting on a number of square receding tiers, located in Myinka

(Bagan)

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Yoke Sone Kyaung

Yokesone kyaung lies on the other side of the main road from Kyauk Padaung.

(Salay)

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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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Festivals

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Htamane Festival

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Salone Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival