Food in Myanmar

Glutinous Rice Cooked in Oil

This is the one of the general snack you can found at every market place in Myanmar. You can easily get this snack in Pagoda Festivals. Myanmar people have this snack in all year round and depend on the place tradition, it accompaniments are boiled garden pea, roasted sesame powder, Fried Onion, Coconut shred, Dried Shrimps or Dried Fishes. Green Tea is always serve with this snack.

Dried Trumpet Flower Salad

This flower salad is a very special dish. That flower is only bloom in early rainy season of Myanmar. If you want to make whole year you can dried trumpet flowers. This dish can be serve as both side dish or snack. Not a normal dish find in market and mostly eaten in central Myanmar.

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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."

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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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Kyauktawgyi Pagoda

Kyauktawgyi Pagoda is located at the corner of Pyay Road and Mindhama Road and on Mindhama Hill, Min

(Yangon)

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"Shein Makkar" The Place To Wander

There is a Spot to have a Trip to Sagaing Division in Upper Myanmar. There it is located about 26 m

(Sagaing)

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Shwemawdaw Pagoda

The Shwemawdaw Paya is a stupa located in Bago, Myanmar.

(Bago)

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Kakku Pagodas

One of the Asia's largest and most spectacular ancient monuments is a wonderful Pagoda named Kakku.

(Taunggyi)

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Festivals

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Htamane Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Tapaung Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light