Asia is a wonderful continent where you find modern cities, charming temples and wonderful ancient settlements. Asia is also a place where are located wild tropical forests, active volcanoes, the highest mountains in the world and islands with the most beautiful beaches. As an outcome, it is a perfect continent to visit by younger travellers as well as elderly who look for different forms of entertainment. This article will point out the most popular places worth visiting during your stay in Asia.
The most beautiful places in Asia
The first landmark of Asia is definitely Taj Mahal located in India. Taj Mahal is a mausoleum commissioned by the Muslim ruler – Shah Jahan in a memory of his deceased wife. The landmark is located in Agra, on the edge of the Yamuna. The main attractions of Taj Mahal include the temple, the entrance gate, minarets and gardens with water canals. Taj Mahal is also considered to be one of the new seven wonders of the world. It is one of the most popular tourist attraction in India visited by about 8 million tourists annually.
Another country worth visiting in Asia is United Arab Emirates and Dubai. Dubai is a multicultural and very modern city, located on the Persian Gulf where the most beautiful beaches and turquoise sea are placed. It is mainly inhabited by foreigners from the Far East but among them you can also notice a large group of British inhabitants. Dubai is famous for its unusual architectural solutions. One of them is definitely the Burj Al Arab (it means the Tower of the Arabs) hotel. It is located on the artificial island and it looks like the sail of the ship. The hotel is 321 metres high and it consists of 56 floors. It is the fourth tallest hotel in the world.
Asia means also high mountains. There are placed the highest mountains in the world, including the Mount Everest. The tourists who love mountains should visit Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. The city is located in the valley of the same name among the Himalayan peaks. The city is located 1,500 metres above sea level and it consists of numerous houses with the specific roofs – they are the real symbols of the country and this region.
Ban Gioc and Detian Waterfalls are located on the border between Vietnam and China. These are the largest waterfalls located on the Niagara River, placed in the territory of two countries. The waterfalls attract numerous holidaymakers who prefer to see the nature’s wonders rather than high buildings.