Food in Myanmar

Sticky Rice with Coconut

In Mon tradition (one of the race in Myanmar), Mon people make a special sticky rice with Coconut snack. At the Waso fullmoon festival (July), Mon people make this snack and give it to neighbors. You can see this lovely tradition of Mon till now.

Spicy Fried Fresh Catfish

One of a companion food for many kind of soup is spicy fresh catfish fried especially with beam soup. Although there are some step to make this dish, this crunchy fried fish make may become your favorite.

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Oil lamp dance

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Nat dance

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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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Rih Lake

Rih Dil (lit. Rih lake) a natural lake located in northwestern Chin State in Burma (Myanmar).

(Hakha)

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AlaungdawKathapa National Park

AlaungdawKathapa National Park, with an area of 1,605 square kilometers, is the largest national par

(Sagaing)

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Kyaikpawlaw Buddha Image

Kyaikpawlaw Buddha Image is well-known because of the living mole on the face of the Buddha image.

(Mawlamyaing)

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Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda

It is especially known because within it lies a giant image of a Buddha reclining. It is one of the

(Yangon)

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Festivals

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Tawthalin Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Matho Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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Salone Festival

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Nayone Festival

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival