Food in Myanmar

Spicy Fish Soup and Rice Noodle

Myanmar people very love to have this rice noodle soup. Mostly women and girls love to eat this snack which is a Rakhine special recipe and very suitable to eat in rainy season because you will feel warm feeling after you have one bowl.

Banded Snakehead Fish Curry

Salted whole snakehead fish is cooked in oil base gravy to serve as main dish and coriander add on the top. Because of this fish has only one middle bone and easy to remove, you will have no difficulty to eat.

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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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Botathaung Pagoda

According to local belief, over 2500 years ago, Botathaung Pagoda was known as Kyaik-de-att in Mon l

(Yangon)

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Hnee Paya in Kalaw

It lies in Pinmagon Monastery of Pinmagon Village in Kalaw Township at the south of Shan State.

(Kalaw)

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Koe Htat Gyi Pagoda

The Koe Htat Kyi (or) the nine storey pagoda is another enormous Buddha Image in Yangon.

(Yangon)

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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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Wahsou Festival

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Salone Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Kahsuon Festival

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Tapaung Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Naga Traditional New Year Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Wagaung Festival

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Taungpyone Nat (Pwe) Festival