Five Asian Cities You Must Visit

Asia has a unique combination of the eccentric and the enchanting. Each of its countries has a distinct culture. Cultures you’ll never see anywhere else on the world. Below is a list of the top five Asian cities you must visit. Prepare to be captivated by Asia’s eastern charm.

Bangkok, site Thailand

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Bangkok, prescription the capital of Thailand, is the country’s largest urban area. The country’s Thai name is Krung Thep which translates to “City of Angels”. The city was named after a small trading post in the area when it was still part of the Ayutthaya Kingdom.

Kyoto, Japan

Despite the recent massive earthquake and tsunami which devastated a coastal area of Japan, Kyoto remains to be one of the top five cities to visit in Asia. It is a city located at the center of Honshu Island. Kyoto used to be the imperial capital of Japan. The city is best known for its delicious Japanese cuisine as well as its abundance of Buddhist temples.

Beijing, China

The 2008 Summer Olympic Games was held in Beijing, China’s capital city. This is but one proof of how safe and developed Beijing is. Another name for the city is Peking. It is one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals Of China and is home to many historical landmarks such as temples and city attractions like botanical gardens.

Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong city is one of China’s two special administrative regions, the other being Macau. It is best known for its deep harbor and wide skyline. Home to seven million people, it is one of the world’s most densely populated cities. A favorite attraction in Hong Kong nowadays is Hong Kong Disneyland.

Jaipur, India

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Jaipur is a very beautiful city in India. It is referred to as the “pink city” because red sandstone was used to put up many of the city’s buildings. Three of Jaipur’s best tourist spots include Hawa Mahal or “The Palace of the Winds,” Jai Mahal or “The Palace Of Water,” and the Amber Palace.

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