Food in Myanmar

Rice Noodle Salad

In Mandalay, Rice noodle salad, “Nanlat Thote” ,is a very popular breakfast food. Three size of noodles are used in this salad; small, medium or big. Now I am using middle size noodle in this article. Gravy which includes oil, chili powder and onion mix with meat is the main ingredient of this salad. Fish ball can use instead of meat.

Tomato Salad

Tomato is one of a fruit which is good for the skin, right? This tomato salad is served as both side dish or snack. Raw tomato is rinse with water and make salad. That why you don’t need a stove or heat.

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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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Shwethalyaung Buddha

The Shwethalyaung Buddha is one of the largest reclining Buddha images in Myanmar.

(Bago)

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Pyathadar Temple

The Pyathadar is a very large, impressive brick temple located South East of old Bagan.

(Bagan)

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Swe Taw Myat Pagoda

Sacred Replica Tooth Relic was enshrined in the Buddhas Replica Tooth Relic Pagoda (Yangon) on Dham

(Yangon)

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Htam Sam Cave Hopon

Over twenty five years ago, a young Pa O novice discovered a cave that captured his heart, it was so

(Taunggyi)

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Festivals

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Wagaung Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Tawthalin Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Htamane Festival

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival