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.

Vegetable Salad

Vegetables are pickle to get sweet flavor. That why this salad different and have sweet taste. This dish is very suitable for vegetarian and can served as side dish in any meal.

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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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Tamote Shinpin Shwegugyi Temple

The temple hidden inside the hill is recently discovered by the locals. The first one-storey temple

(Kyaukse)

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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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Maha Bodhi Ta Htaung

Maha Bodhi Ta Htaung (lit. 'a thousand great Bo trees') is a famous Buddhist region and monastery lo

(Monywa)

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Kyauktawgyi Pagoda

Kyauktawgyi Pagoda is located at the corner of Pyay Road and Mindhama Road and on Mindhama Hill, Min

(Yangon)

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Festivals

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Kahsuon Festival

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi

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Nat-taw Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Tapoutwe Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival

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Thadingut Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light