Food in Myanmar

Plum Soup with Fried Spicy and Salted Fish Curry (Rakhine Curry)

There are many races who live different parts of Myanmar. Yakhine race, live western part of Myanmar, have very special way of cooking and they are professional in making fish dishes. Plum soup and spicy fried salted fish curry is companion dish famous in Yakhine.

Fried Prawn and Bean Sprout Salad

Can serve as either snack or side-dish. Crunchy batter bean sprout make it perfect. You can find this delicious food in street stalls in many cities.

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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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Kanbawzathadi Golden Palace

Kanbawzathadi Golden Palace in Bago is a reconstruction of the original Royal palace from the second

(Bago)

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Mingun Pagoda

The Mingun Pagoda is a massive unfinished pagoda built at the end of the 18th century, that was mean

(Sagaing)

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Bupaya Pagoda

Bupaya Pagoda is an attractive monument because of its age and its location on the banks of the Irra

(Bagan)

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Ananda Pagoda

The Ananda temple is one of Bagan’s best known and most beautiful temples.

(Bagan)

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Festivals

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Kahsuon Festival

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Tawthalin Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Thadingut Festival

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Salone Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Htamane Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Elephant Dance Festival