Food in Myanmar

Plum soup and toasted dried fish

Sour plum soup, Myanmar traditional food is cooked with ripe sour plum and toasted fish. Myanmar people used to cooked this soup during winter time (November to January) because the plum getting ripe during this season. We usually eat this plum soup with bowl of hot rice together with fried dried fish. I prepare toasted dried snake head fish with peanut oil. The dish is very delicious and I hope you and your family will also like it.

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.

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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."

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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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Pho Kyar Elephant Camp

Pho Kyar forest resort is located at foot-hill of Bago Yoma mountain ranges lies within the Saing Ya

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Putao Trekking

Trekking in Putao, the best trekking division which rises from Himalaya Mountain range lines on the

(Putao)

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Ah Lain Nga Sint Temple & Maha Say Wingaba

Ah Lain Nga Sint temple complex or Maha Say Wingaba Venerable Sayadaw’s (Monk) monastery where occul

(Yangon)

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Kaunghmudaw Pagoda

The Kaunghmudaw Pagoda (Yaza Mani Sula Kaunghmudaw, also spelled Kaung-hmu-daw) is a large pagoda on

(Sagaing)

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Festivals

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Kahsuon Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Tawthalin Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Elephant Dance Festival

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"Lu fi" Pa Oo Ethnicity Traditional Fire Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Tapaung Festival