Food in Myanmar

Pennywort Salad

In Myanmar word “Ah Thote” means similar to salad in English but not exactly the same. There are very various kinds of “Ah Thote” in Myanmar which are prepare from vegetable leave, fruits, meats, fish etc., Pennywort Salad is make from medicinal plant call Pennywort. This salad can served as appetizer or even as snack.

CatFish with Morinda Curry

“Ye Yoe”, Morinda leave, is a medicinal leave and Myanmar people used this leave in cooking. Mostly cooked with fishes and I used catfish this time. You can easily notice different delicious curry of catfish with morinda leave by smell.

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Oil lamp dance

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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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Bogyoke Aung San Museum in Magway Region's town of Natmauk

Bogyoke Aung San Residence Museum in Natmauk, Magwe Division is dedicated to his childhood and famil

(Natmauk)

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Htam Sam Cave Hopon

Over twenty five years ago, a young Pa O novice discovered a cave that captured his heart, it was so

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Dhammayazika Pagoda

Located in a remote area of the Bagan plains is the magnificent Dhammayazika Pagoda.

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Indein Village

Indein is a small village West of Inle lake, known for its market and two groups of ancient pagodas.

(Taunggyi)

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Festivals

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Wagaung Festival

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Tapaung Festival