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Asia Sights & Attractions

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Reasons to visit Asia:

  • Amazing natural wonders of the world.
  • Birthplaces of all ten of the world's major religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, Judaism, Sikhism, Shintoism, Taoism, Jainism and Bahai.
  • Famous buildings.
  • Unique cultures.
  • Dynamic cities.
  • Rare species of flora and fauna.
  • Beautiful islands and beaches.

Places to see:

These are some of the largest and most famous destinations outside of major cities.

  • Angkor Archaeological Park - magnificent remains of several capitals of the Khmer Empire.
  • Bali- unique Hindu culture, beaches and mountains on the Island of the Gods.
  • Dead Sea - stay afloat in this extremely salty lake.
  • Great Wall of China - several thousand kilometers long, its condition ranges from excellent to ruined.
  • Lake Baikal - the biggest and deepest freshwater lake in the world, containing over one fifth of the world's supply.
  • Mount Everest - the world's tallest mountain straddling the border of China and Nepal.
  • Petra - ancient city carved out of sandstone and one of the new 7 Wonders.
  • Registan - the impressive historic heart of Samarkand, a major trade city on the Silk Road.
  • Taj Mahal - the incomparable marble tomb in Agra.

Things to See in Asia

Street Arab Street
Arab Street is a popular tourist destination in the Kampong Glam district famous for textiles and carpets. The shop houses found on both sides of the street house numerous textiles and carpet stores including Bobby Fabrics... more
 7 Fans, in Kampong Glam
Street Haji Lane
Haji Lane is the place for fashionistas desiring an indie shopping experience in Singapore. You will enjoy this alternative place if you are into cult fashion or love original and unique items. You will find homegrown fash... more
 4 Fans, in Kampong Glam
Park Singapore Botanic Gardens
The Singapore Botanic Garden was a pet project of Sir Stamford Raffles, the founder of modern Singapore. Although the first garden was closed in 1829 after just seven years, a second garden was begun in 1859 when the Agri ... more
 4 Fans, in Orchard Road
Museum National Museum Of Singapore
Nestled within the hustle and bustle of the Singapore city centre, the iconic National Museum of Singapore features five different permanent exhibitions, allowing visitors to gain an intimate understanding of Singapore's u... more
 3 Fans, adults S$10, children and seniors S$5, in Colonial District
Street Bali Lane
Bali Lane is a little quirky lane lined with graffiti-painted shop houses with interesting art designs uncommon in Singapore. At Bali Lane, there is Doinky Doodles, which carries a range of cute handmade patchwork items su... more
 3 Fans, in Kampong Glam
Park Mount Faber
Rising on the Southern tip of Singapore is a favored tourist destination, Mount Faber, offering good views of the surrounding seaport area, the southern islands such as Sentosa, and the Telok Blangah estate. Mount Faber is... more
 3 Fans, in West
Viewpoint Singapore Flyer
Built at a cost of S$240m, the Singapore Flyer is the world's tallest observation wheel, standing at a height of 165m. There are uncanny and deliberate numbers here; the Flyer has 28 capsules, each for 28 passengers exactl... more
 3 Fans, S$29.50 adults, S$20.65 children, in Colonial District
Zoo/Aquarium Underwater World
Underwater World is an oceanarium located at Siloso Point on Sentosa. It was opened in 1991 and recently saw the addition of the Dolphin Lagoon. About 2500 marine and freshwater animals of about 250 species from all over t... more
 3 Fans, Adult S$22.90, Child (3-12 years old) S$14.60 and Child (under 3) free, in Sentosa
Amusement Park Resorts World Sentosa
Resorts World was opened in 2010 and is one of the biggest attractions on Sentosa. The sprawling complex is currently made up of four hotels, a casino and the Universal Studios theme park. The four hotels are Crockfords To... more
 3 Fans, Rooms from S$240, in Sentosa
Street Emerald Hill
Emerald Hill is home to 112 homes and shop houses with distinct Chinese Baroque architecture. Built between 1902 and 1930, it is located near Orchard Road and was formerly home to many of Singapore's wealthy Peranakan comm... more
 3 Fans, in Orchard Road
These are just 10 of 2014 Things to See in Asia. Show more.

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