Asian Travels - 7 Top Places To Visit In Asia
By Pinky Maniri | Submitted On April 11, 2009
Asia is a wonderful continent and has some of the most beautiful places to visit in the world. This continent is rich in its various cultures and has a history behind everything. A holiday or vacation to this continent is sure to refresh you and give you an insight to some of the most beautiful sites and breathe taking views you have seen. Here are some of the top places you must visit in Asia.
1. Indonesia - Bali
Bali is a small magnificent island, which houses the Batubulan Village that is famous for its stone sculptures. The culture it portrays is rich and the Barong dance is a specialty. Do not forget to see the works of the goldsmiths and various handicrafts.
This place is famous for its Buddha statues and the reclining Buddha Temple. A must visit is the Erawan Shrine and the Snake Farm located near the shrine. Modern tours include a Safari and Bangkok's Pattaya and Coral Island.
It is a country rich in culture and lots to offer. Among the most popular tours would be a boat ride on the Ganges River, The Taj Mahal, Red Fort, Himalayas, and different monuments, temples and churches located all over India. India is also known for its diversified food and the different festivals that are celebrated in this country. This country will keep you spell bound with all it has to offer to you. Do not miss out on this one.
The Kathmandu Durbar Square is a popular spot to learn about the culture of this place and the people. The places to visit include Buddhanikantha temple and the Pashupatinath Temple. The weather in this place is beautiful almost all through the year.
This is one of the biggest countries in Asia and requires ample time to tour the entire country. But some of the most popular tourist spots include Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City as well as the Temple of Heaven. The Yangtze River Cruise is one of the favorite spots of tourists and also the local citizens as well, where one can share a close relationship with nature. The modern buildings and skyscrapers are a magnificent site.
Tokyo is the most popular city of Japan and is very exciting. Some of its traditional cultures can still be found in the mountain villages of this country. The other popular tourist destinations are the temples, churches and shrines, which are situated in the different parts of the country.
This is one of the most beautiful countries and its culture will captivate you. There are many museums that you can visit like the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations. Some of its other most famous sites are its archaeological sites like Pamukkale's Hierapolis as well as famous mosques like the Blue Mosque. The Turkish chai is a popularity and a must have. The traditional outfit is a wonder and the people are very friendly.