Food in Myanmar

Fried Bitter-gourd with Pounded Bean

Fried bitter-gourd with pounded bean is especially for vegetarian. For those who are not vegetarian also try this dish. Salt is used to reduce the bitter flavor of bitter-ground. This dish is server as a side dish in Myanmar lunches and dinners.

Glutinous Rice Cooked in Oil

This is the one of the general snack you can found at every market place in Myanmar. You can easily get this snack in Pagoda Festivals. Myanmar people have this snack in all year round and depend on the place tradition, it accompaniments are boiled garden pea, roasted sesame powder, Fried Onion, Coconut shred, Dried Shrimps or Dried Fishes. Green Tea is always serve with this snack.

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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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National Races Village

At National Races Village park visitors will be able to explore the custom and culture of main races

(Yangon)

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The Magical Environs of BAGAN

There is no doubt that Bagan, with nearly 1000 years of history, is the richest centre for Buddhism

(Bagan)

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Pleasant "Maithauk" Lake Nearby Taunggyi

This week is to introduce a Place for Relax if you arrive to Taunggyi City, the Southern Shan State.

(Taunggyi)

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Maha Wizaya Pagoda

The Maha Wizaya Pagoda in Yangon is a very elegant structure on top of a small hill opposite the fam

(Yangon)

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Festivals

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Thingyan Water Festival

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival

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Pagoda Festivals of BAGAN

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Htamane Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Manuha Pagoda Festival

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Phathou Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Tawthalin Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival