What to Expect When Eating Locally in Myanmar

You will never find a cuisine as diverse as Burmese, with loads of regional variations as well as a blend of Chinese, Indian and Thai cooking styles. Burmese cuisine includes dishes from various regions of Myanmar, and the food relies heavily on locally-grown produce. The diversity of Myanmar's cuisine has also been contributed to by the myriad local ethnic minorities, and there is always a delicate balance of texture as much as flavor in traditional dishes. Despite, most travelers don't know what to expect when it comes to Burmese cuisine. Let's see in daily life.

Are You A Foodie Traveler? Visit Those Restaurants/Places When You Are In Mandalay.

You might already know that Mandalay is the final capital of the Burmese Kingdom in the late 19th century, however, do you know that bustling, modern city is blessed with the captivating combination of food and travel? Here is a list of restaurants and food stalls every food lover should visit in Mandalay.

8 สถานที่แนะนำสำหรับนักท่องเที่ยวช่างสำรวจ

เมียนมา หรือที่รู้จักกันก่อนหน้าว่าพม่า ในช่วงไม่กี่สิบปีที่ผ่านมานี้ ได้กลายเป็นสถานที่ท่องเที่ยวอย่างช้าๆ เริ่มต้นขึ้นเมื่อรัฐบาลทหารจากกองทัพพม่าได้อ่อนข้อลง และมีการจัดการเลือกตั้งขึ้นทั่วประเทศ การค้นพบและตกหลุมรักของเหล่าแบ็คแพ็คเกอร์หรือนักท่องเที่ยวผจญภัยจึงเกิดขึ้น คุณไม่ควรพลาดสถานที่เหล่านี้ หากมีโอกาสได้มาสัมผัสเมียนมา ที่เหล่านี้สามารถเดินทางไปได้ง่าย สวยงามน่าสำรวจ และควรได้เห็นซักครั้ง

Walking around The Hotel Nova​

For those who want to experience the daily market lifestyle, you should definitely walk through the 85th street since it is the market street. There, you will see so many retail and wholesale shops for rice, tea leaves, fruits garage, sugar, beans and pulses, and so on. And, you will reach the Zegyo market where you can buy anything, but don't forget to bargain. For those who want to taste different tastes of Myanmar food, we have many local food stalls near the hotel and also on the 84th street, you can have a cup of Myanmar tea at Man Myo Taw tea house which is very famous for tea and dumplings. We also have fast foods and noodle shops around the area. And by the way, the 24 hour mini-marts are also on the 84th street and easily accessible. Guests who are interested to see our Buddhism culture, you can see people offering to monks in a row just from the hotel and even from your room, but you will need to get up early and we can help you with that. For business travelers, you can also have a visit to beans and pulses centre just a block from our hotel and also visit the jade market which is very fascinating to see.

How to get to The Hotel Nova?​

Since The Hotel Nova is centrally located in the heart of Mandalay, we are the bridge to most of the highlight and attractive places for all types of travelers including business travelers.It's quite easy to find us. Just come down the 32nd Street and you will find The Hotel Nova between 85th and 86th street which is the solely tall building in the area. Transport from AirportIt will take approximately 45 minutes from Mandalay International Airport to the city and to the hotel and you can either hire a private taxi or an airport shuttle bus which leaves from time to time. We can also arrange an airport pickup according to your request. Transport from Bus StationThe major bus station is the Kywal-Sal-Kan bus station and it will take about 25 minutes to drive to the hotel by a private taxi. Transport from Railway StationMandalay Railway Station is within the city and it will take about 10 minutes by taxi. If you are backpacker and prefer walking, exit the railway station from the back bridge and walk down the 32nd street and after 7 blocks, you will reach our hotel. Transport from JettyFrom the jetty to the hotel, it will take just 12 minutes by car.​




The Hotel Nova is located just close between everything you will want to see. Whether it is the sacred Mahamuni Pagoda, the Golden Palace, the Mandalay Hill, the Zegyo market of the upper Myanmar, the Jade market, the local flower market or other sightseeing landmarks or restaurants, you are just near them.

We also provide detail information regarding the attractive places, day trip to nearby cities, restaurants and even our staff will assist you in learning a few Myanmar words which is a signature of our hotel. It's always fun to get a little bit of extra, right? Check out here!



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