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.

Mon Fish Curry with Lotus-stem

Mon fish curry with lotus-stem is another Mon traditional curry. Marian fruit is one of a main ingredient used to cook Mon curry. But if you do not have marian, you can used tamarind for sour taste. Lotus-stem can also used to make soup and it make this fish curry very different than normal curry.

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Kyaukse Elephant Dance

Dance of Bamar

Dancing Elephant Festival is also another famous festival in Myanmar.

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Oil lamp dance

Dance of Bamar

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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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Swe Taw Myat Pagoda

Sacred Replica Tooth Relic was enshrined in the Buddha’s Replica Tooth Relic Pagoda (Yangon) on Dham

(Yangon)

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Yangon City

Yangon (also known as Rangoon, literally: "End of Strife") is a former capital of Burma (Myanmar) an

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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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Ngapali Beach

Ngapali Beach is a beach located 7 kilometres (4 mi) from the town of Thandwe (Sandoway), in Rakhine

(Thandwe)

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Festivals

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Nayone Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Htamane Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Nat-taw Festival