Food in Myanmar

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.

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.

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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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Shwethalyaung Buddha

The Shwethalyaung Buddha is one of the largest reclining Buddha images in Myanmar.

(Bago)

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Kyite Kha Mee Pagoda

Once upon a time a King of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), with great compassion for the other Buddhists in

(Mawlamyaing)

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Win Sein Taw Ya: Reclining Buddha

The largest reclining Buddha image in the world, Win Sein Taw Ya, is situated about 20 km south of M

(Mawlamyaing)

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Bogale (Bogalay)

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

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Festivals

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Thadingut Festival

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Htamane Festival

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Kahsuon Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Tapaung Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Kekku Pagoda Festival