Food in Myanmar

Traditional Cassava Snack

When you go a wedding or making food donation of any kind, you may find this dessert. Cassa va plant root (Pe Law Pe Nan) is the main ingredient of this dessert and have tasty sweet flavor.

Pork with Badalkaw

Although pork is one of popular meat eat in Myanmar, the curry I gonna show you have one very different ingredient that make the curry pop up from other. That ingredient is call Batalkaw. Like ginger or lemon grass, batakaw cannot eat directly but it can change a dish to delicious flavor. Not only you can smell this nish curry from very far, you will notice tasty pork curry different from your home.

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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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Yangon City

Yangon (also known as Rangoon, literally: "End of Strife") is a former capital of Burma (Myanmar) an

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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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Maungmagan Beach

Maungmagan is a village and beach located approximately 12 kilometers north-west of Dawei, the capit

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Hnee Paya in Kalaw

It lies in Pinmagon Monastery of Pinmagon Village in Kalaw Township at the south of Shan State.

(Kalaw)

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Festivals

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Nayone Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Kahsuon Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Htamane Festival