Are you wondering what you can see in Asia and where your next trip should go? That has happened to us many times. That’s why we’ve collected some of the most exciting sights, landmarks and excursion destinations in all parts of Asia.
Bagan Temples, Myanmar
The historic city of Bagan is located in the middle of Myanmar. It was once the capital of the Kingdom of Pagan, which stretched almost all of Myanmar. To this day, Bagan has preserved around 2,000 magnificent temples and pagodas.
Angkor Wat, Cambodia
The massive Khmer temples in Siem Reap in Cambodia are among the most impressive ruins in the world. A visit to the most important temples in the complex takes at least two days. The highlight is the sunrise in front of the main temple Angkor Wat. Also visit the Angkor Museum, the memorials of the communist Khmer Rouge massacres and markets in the area.
Taj Mahal, India
The marble palace Taj Mahal is a landmark of India and one of the wonders of the world. It has also been a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Taj Mahal is located in the city of Arga in northern India. It is a tomb that is one of the most beautiful structures in Muslim architecture. In India, the palace is even considered the most beautiful of all. The imposing structure was erected between 1631 and around 1648. An exact date of completion is not known to this day. The name translates as the crown of the palace. Today it is believed that the Persian princess Begum, for whom the Taj Mahal was built, also had this nickname.
Kaaba in Mecca
The Kaaba is the central sanctuary of Islam. It is a huge black cube and stands in the courtyard of the al-Haram mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Kaaba means cube. It is the house of God to which he invites all of his guests. The Kaaba marks the prayer in the Muslim faith and is the center of the rites of pilgrimage. The annual pilgrimage to Mecca is the largest annual event in Saudi Arabia with millions of visitors.
Marina Bay, Singapore
Singapore is one of the economic centers of Asia. Since independence from England, the former colony has developed into one of the up and coming centers in the world. The average income in the city is now twice as high as in some European countries.
Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China is the main attraction of China. It is the longest wall in the world and a unique example of ancient architecture. The official length of the wall was unknown for a very long time. The exact number was not announced until a few years ago. It is exactly 21,196 km. The Great Wall of China is more than 2,300 years old. It was dismantled, built, rebuilt and expanded several times during the dynasties.
Isfahan, the city with 2 million inhabitants in the heart of Iran, is considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It is idyllically located in a large river oasis in the river valley of Zayandeh Rud on the edge of the Zagros Mountains. Numerous historical sights and breathtaking landscapes await you in Isfahan.