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.

Delicacy made of Sticky Rice

Myanmar people have tradition of making food of base on the month of a year. Hta Ma Nare is one of the special food representing month TaPound (February). To make this dish you will need at least 2 people working in great balance. That why Myanmar people say unity can bring to people when they make this food together.

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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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National Museum of Myanmar

The National Museum of Myanmar, located in Dagon, Yangon, is the main museum of Burmese art, history

(Yangon)

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Inwa (Ava)

Inwa was formerly known as Ava and it is located 21km from Mandalay. Inwa was also known as Yadana P

(Mandalay)

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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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Mandalay Capital of the last dynasty

The second-last king of the Konbaung dynasty, which was first established, great-great grandson of t

(Mandalay)

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Festivals

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Tapaung Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Salone Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival