Asia Has Tons Of Attractive Tourist Destinations (50 pics)

Posted in INTERESTING       31 Oct 2017       4886       GALLERY VIEW

Pretend you're in "Avatar" while hiking through the quartzite sandstone columns in China's Zhangjiajie National Park (which inspired the film).

Peruse Bangkok's Damnoen Saduak — a floating market — by boat.

Lounge above the forest in the infinity pool at the Hanging Gardens of Bali Resort in Indonesia.

Breathe in the scent of the fresh, colorful flowers at Farm Tomita in Furano, Japan.

Slurp up a steaming bowl of pho in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Ride a camel to a yurt in the Gobi Desert in Mongolia.

Gaze at the intricate layers of bright blue, yellow, pink, and green that make up the Meenakshi Temple in Tamil Nadu, India.

Play with monkeys at the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary in Bali, Indonesia.

Enjoy dim sum in Hong Kong.

Go shopping in Myeong Dong, a bustling shopping district of Seoul, South Korea.

Swim in the infinity pool at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel, which offers breathtaking views of Singapore's skyline from 57 floors up.

Travel back in time and explore the ruins of Angkor Wat in Cambodia.

Relax at one of Japan's many onsen (hot springs). Takaragawa in Gunma is said to be one of the best in the country.

Try kimchee — flavorful pickled cabbage — in South Korea.

Ride the elevator to the top of Taipei 101 and take a photo of the city's impressive skyline.

Cliff jump, snorkel, or kayak at Ariel's Point, an easy day trip from Boracay in the Philippines.

Feel like you're in a different country and explore Singapore's vibrant Little India neighborhood.

Get up close and personal with elephants at an elephant sanctuary in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Walk the Bund in Shanghai and admire the city's towering skyscrapers.

Enjoy a spicy bowl of laksa, a noodle soup popular in Penang, Malaysia.

Glide along the waters of Myanmar's Inle Lake on a boat.

Climb the awe-inspiring Great Wall of China.

Sail through Vietnam's Halong Bay in a junkboat.

Try your luck gambling in Macau.

Wander the lush rice fields of Ubud, a town on the Indonesian island of Bali.

Feed the deer in Nara, Japan. The city is teeming with them.

Try Peking duck in Beijing, one of the city's oldest and most popular dishes.

Soak up the sun on Myanmar's Ngapali Beach, which was named the best beach in Asia this year by TripAdvisor.

Explore the Buddhist monuments that fill the Ajanta Caves, which date back to the first and second centuries B.C., in Aurangabad, India.

Dance the night away on the beach at one of the notorious Full Moon Parties in Koh Phangan in Thailand.

Browse the impressive art and architecture scattered throughout the small Japanese island of Naoshima, Japan's "art island."

Eat authentic local food at one of Singapore's many hawker centers.

Watch the sunrise from Mount Bromo, an active volcano on the Indonesian island of Java.

Sip on cocktails while taking in gorgeous views of Hong Kong at Ozone, one of the highest bars in the world.

See the prayer flags at the Tiger's Nest Monastery in Bhutan.

Play with cats while enjoying a cup of coffee at one of the many cat cafés in Taipei, Taiwan — the city where the cat café craze started.

Walk through the serene bamboo grove in Aroshiyama, Japan.

Marvel at the over 8,000 Terracotta warriors in Xian, China, which were built to protect the first emperor of China after his death.

Drink the original Singapore Sling at the Raffles Hotel in Singapore.

Take a selfie or a classic tourist pic in front of the Taj Mahal in Agra, India.

Shred massive waves on the Indonesian island of Bali.

Wake up super early and go to Tokyo's famous Tsukiji Fish Market to see enormous fish. Look around and then have breakfast in the outer market.

Look down at the Malaysian city of Kuala Lumpur from the Petronas Towers.

Marvel at the mysterious Chocolate Hills in the Philippines' Bohol province. There are at least 1,300 of the odd-shaped mounds.

Tour Gyeongbokgung Palace; it dates back to the 14th century and is one of the largest palaces in South Korea.

Sleep on a houseboat while drifting along the waters of Kerala, India.

Feast on bulgogi in South Korea, a dish made of thinly sliced beef marinated in a sweet sauce with grilled peppers, onions, and beansprouts.

See the 600-year old floating torri gate at both high and low tide on the Japanese island of Miyajima.

Learn how to cook delicious Thai delicacies at a cooking class. Bangkok's Blue Elephant Cooking School is a good option.

Watch a horse race at Hong Kong's Happy Valley.


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