Food in Myanmar

Fried Bitter-gourd with Pounded Bean

Fried bitter-gourd with pounded bean is especially for vegetarian. For those who are not vegetarian also try this dish. Salt is used to reduce the bitter flavor of bitter-ground. This dish is server as a side dish in Myanmar lunches and dinners.

Prawn with Spicy Cooking Powder

Prawn with spicy cooking powder is cooked with fresh tomato paste and curry powder. This dish have wonderful smell with spicy taste and only need short time to cook.

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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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Ngar Htat Gyi Buddha Image

The Nga Htat Gyi pagoda in Yangon is known for its enormous seated image of the Buddha.

(Yangon)

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Bogale (Bogalay)

Bogale (pronounced ‘Bow-ga-lay’) is a city and administrative center south west of Yangon, located d

(Bogale (Bogalay))

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Kyaik Pun Pagoda

The Kyaik Pun Pagoda is a small Buddhist monastery near the town of Bago, known for its four towerin

(Bago)

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Second U Pein Bridge or Naung Phar Lake Shan State

There was an unknown place, metaphor as a "Second U Pein Bridge" in Shan State, serene and silent sc

(Taunggyi)

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Festivals

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Phathou Festival

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Htamane Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Nayone Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival