Food in Myanmar

Boiled Djenkol Bean with Coconut Milk

In the weekend, Myanmar people usually make snack for friend gathering, family gathering or even watching TV. Boiled djenkol bean with coconut milk is one of a seasonal food and not frequent snack that usually make and female are more favor to eat this snack.

Mon Traditional Food (Thingyan Rice)

This is Mon traditional recipe and not common to find in the market. Mon Thingyan rice is only cooked only in Thingyan time(about 5 days in mid of April). Mon people donate this dish to people who come to their donation booth.

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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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The Golden Palace(Karaweik) on the Lake

Karaweik Hall is a palace on the eastern shore of Kandawgyi Lake which is is one of two major lakes

(Yangon)

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Kandawgyi Garden

The Kandawgyi lake placidly reflect the sky changing colour with the time of the day and the golden

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Dhammayazika Pagoda

Located in a remote area of the Bagan plains is the magnificent Dhammayazika Pagoda.

(Bagan)

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Kyaung Taw Yar Pagoda

Kyaung Taw Yar Pagoda is one of the famous pagodas in Myanmar.

(Minbu)

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Festivals

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Wagaung Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Pindaya Pagoda Festival

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Tapaung Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Salone Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Thingyan Water Festival