Food in Myanmar

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.

Water convolvulus with Bean Curd Fried

Water convolvus is one of a general vegetable found in Myanmar bazaars. Myanmar People usually eat fry water convolvus as a side dish. Some people like to add tofu or mushroom in this dish.

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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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Shwenandaw Monastery

The Shwenandaw Monastery is one of the finest examples of traditional 19th century wooden monastery

(Mandalay)

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Kyaikpawlaw Buddha Image

Kyaikpawlaw Buddha Image is well-known because of the living mole on the face of the Buddha image.

(Mawlamyaing)

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Nanpaya Temple

Nanpaya Temple is located just behind the Manuha Pagoda.

(Bagan)

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Pathein

The city's name is believed to derive from the Burmese word for "Parsi", Pathi, due to the large pop

(Pathein)

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Festivals

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Phathou Festival

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Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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Tazaungmone Festival

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Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

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Tawthalin Festival

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Salone Festival

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Tankhu Festival

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Tapaung Festival

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Thadingyut Festival of Light

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Hot Air Balloons in Taunggyi