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The sights of Asia are so abundant and wide that hundreds of articles and books can be written about them. Here, we introduce some of Asia’s attractions to you.
Angkor Wat, Cambodia
Angkor Wat is a massive temple complex in Siem Reap, Cambodia that dates back to the 12th century and is one of the largest religious buildings in the world.
The great wall of China
A series of fortifications built across northern China stretching over 13,000 miles and dating back to the 7th century BC.
Taj Mahal, India
A stunning white marble mausoleum in Agra, India, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his late wife.
Mount Everest, Nepal
One of the sights of Asia is undoubtedly the highest peak in the world, located in the Himalayas on the border between Nepal and Tibet. Mount Everest, the highest point on the planet, invites the bravest and most daring people to fight.
Tokyo Disneyland, Japan
A popular amusement park located in Tokyo, Japan, featuring attractions and entertainment based on Disney characters.
Forbidden City, China
An imperial palace complex in the heart of Beijing, China that has served as the home of Chinese emperors for nearly 500 years and was not allowed to enter by ordinary citizens.
A 9th-century Buddhist temple complex located in Central Java, Indonesia, containing more than 2,000 relief paintings and 500 Buddha statues.
Petronas Twin Towers, Malaysia
A pair of identical skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia that were once the tallest buildings in the world.
Golden Temple, India
A sacred Sikh shrine located in Amritsar, India, covered in gold and surrounded by a sacred pool.
Long Bay, Vietnam
A stunning natural wonder in northeastern Vietnam with thousands of limestone islands rising from the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Tonkin.
Clay Army, China
One of the sights of Asian is a collection of life-size terracotta statues depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of China. This clay army is located in Xi’an, China.
Great Buddha of Kamakura, Japan
A giant bronze Buddha statue located in Kamakura, Japan dating back to the 13th century.
Banaue rice fields, Philippines
A UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the province of Ifugao, Philippines that features ancient terraced rice paddies dotted across the mountains.
The Grand Palace, Thailand
A stunning palace complex located in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand that has been the official residence of Thai kings since the 18th century.
Ajanta and Ellora Caves, India
A series of rock-cut caves located in Maharashtra, India, containing ancient Buddhist, Jain, and Hindu temples and artwork.
Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, Japan
A beautiful bamboo grove located on the outskirts of Kyoto, Japan is a peaceful and quiet retreat.
Mekong River Delta, Vietnam
A vast network of rivers and canals in southern Vietnam, home to floating markets, rice paddies and traditional fishing villages.
Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Sri Lanka
An ancient rock fort dating back to the 5th century AD, the Sigiriya Rock Fort is a remarkable engineering feat and a stunning example of Sri Lankan history and culture.
Burj Khalifa, United Arab Emirates
One of the sights of Asia, which is included in the category of modern attractions, is the tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa, Dubai.
Batu Caves, Malaysia
A collection of limestone caves and Hindu shrines. Batu Caves are a popular destination for religious pilgrimages and a stunning example of natural and cultural beauty in Malaysia.
Jeju Island, South Korea
A volcanic island with stunning beaches, waterfalls and natural wonders. Jeju Island is a popular destination for relaxation and outdoor recreation.
Himeji Castle, Japan
One of Japan’s most famous castles, Himeji Castle is a stunning example of Japanese architecture and a must-visit destination in Japan.
Pashupatinath Temple, Nepal
A sacred Hindu temple and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Pashupatinath Temple is a popular destination for spiritual pilgrimage and a symbol of Nepal’s rich cultural heritage.
Komodo National Park, Indonesia
Another attraction of Asia is the home of the world’s largest lizard, the Komodo dragon. Komodo National Park is a popular destination for nature lovers and adventurers who are not afraid of the giant and very dangerous lizards.
Taroko Strait, Taiwan
A beautiful and stunning gorge with high marble cliffs and clear streams. Taroko Gorge is a popular destination for hiking and sightseeing.
Takht Jamshid, Iran
A huge collection of the remains of Achaemenid palaces, which was once the largest empire in history.
As we said at the beginning, thousands of articles and books can be written about the sights of Asia. This vast continent that houses some of the largest and most important human civilizations is a popular travel destination. If you are adventurous, pack your travel bags and discover Asia.