Food in Myanmar

Cassod Tree Leaves (Mezali) Soup

Cassod Tree Leaves (Mezali) Soup is special Myanmar traditional food. Myanmar people only make this soup around November and December Month. Some believe this dish have medicinal property when eat in this month especially in full moon day.

Fried Salted Carp fish

Because of salty fish, you shouldn’t too much for this one. But when you eat with cooked rice it can help you to appetite your stomach. Have a nice meal and don’t forget to taste it.

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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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Bogyoke Aung San Museum in Magway Region's town of Natmauk

Bogyoke Aung San Residence Museum in Natmauk, Magwe Division is dedicated to his childhood and famil

(Natmauk)

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Mawtinson Pagoda

Mawtinson Pagoda is the most famous pagoda in Pathein.

(Pathein)

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Tiger Mine Camp from Namtu-Bawtwin Mine

On the journey to Namtu of northern Shan State, travellers must pass NamtuBawtin mine which is one o

(Loikaw)

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Dhammayangyi Temple

The Dhammayangyi is the largest temple on the plains of Bagan.

(Bagan)

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Festivals

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Nayone Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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Elephant Dance Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Nat-taw Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Htamane Festival