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Top 25 Attractions in Asia

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    Picture of the Great Wall of China
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    Stretching well over 6350 km (3,948 miles) in length, the Great Wall of China is one of the few man-made structures visible from space. The wall follows from east to west, and its history goes back for over 2000 years. While much of the wall has come to ruin, it is one of the most historical architectural design pieces globally and is a must-see when visiting China ...

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    The entrance of Fort Santiago in Intramuros.
    The walled city of Intramuros is the oldest district in Manila as it was built in 1571. It served as the center for the Spanish colony's rule and was then once called and believed to be Manila itself. The Spanish cultural influence is evident in every corner of this walled city ...

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    A view of Mount Everest covered in snow.
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    About 60 million years ago (give or take a few million years), Mount Everest was formed, giving Earth one of its most spectacular natural landmarks. The mountain, the highest in the world, is located on the border of Nepal and Tibet, China. These two countries, especially Nepal, make a significant amount of money every year due to Mount Everest tourism ...

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    A lion statue within the Forbidden City.
    Forbidden to outsiders no longer, enter the Forbidden City, the most famous attraction in the heart of Beijing, China, and see the former imperial palace, which now houses the Palace Museum. For almost five hundred years, from the mid-Ming Dynasty until the end of the Qing Dynasty, the Forbidden City was the Emperor's home and the Emperor's household ...

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    The famous Red Fort in Delhi, India.
    Another one of Shah Jahan's architectural masterpieces is the Red Fort (Lal Qila). "If there is paradise on the face of this earth, this is it." The emperor had these words inscribed on the white marble pavilion, Diwan E-Khas, of the Red Fort ...

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    A picture of the India Gate at dawn in New Delhi, India.
    Another landmark of Lutyen's Delhi is the majestic stone archway set on the eastern end of Rajpath – India Gate. Everything about and around India Gate is grand. From the enormous road that circles it, the lovely lawns flanking it, and the 42-meter high archway itself, made of red stone with 'India' written on both sides ...

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    The Qutub Minar Monument in New Delhi, India.
    Towering high over an assortment of Afghan architectural marvels is the iconic Qutub Minar. Built by Qutub-Ud-Din-Aibak in 1199, with three more stories added later by his son-in-law, the Qutub Minar is a monument to give calls for prayer a 72 ...

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    Mount Fuji in the Ch?bu region of Japan.
    Like a king resplendent in all his glory, Mount Fuji stands majestically and proudly covered in a robe of snow. And like courtiers of old, artists, mountain climbers, and nature lovers from Japan and the whole world come and pay homage to its stately beauty and grace ...

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    Ulleungdo Island coast.
    In Ullungdo Island, South Korea, wonder and beauty await. Here, you can get plenty of sun, sea, sumptuous food, and beautiful scenery for you to feast on and enjoy. It is one great place to relax with family and friends ...

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    Statue and domes of the Borobudur temple.
    Borobudur (more correctly, Barabuḍur) is a Mahāyāna Buddhist monument dating from about 800 AD located in the central region of the island of Java in Indonesia. It has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It has been compared with other antique constructions, like the Pyramids of Giza. It has a base of 123 x 123 meters and a height of 35 meters, resting on about 1,600,000 colossal stone blocks, and its walls are covered with 2,672 bas-reliefs (for a total length that exceeds 5 km and a surface that reaches 8 km ²) of which more than 1,400 telling stories about Buddha and 504 statues dedicated to the latter ...

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  • The Seoul Festival of Lights, organized by The Seoul foundation for Arts and Culture, is the biggest winter festival in Seoul, South Korea.

    Title: 2009 Seoul Festival of Lights
    Theme: De:Light of Seoul
    Slogan: "Seoul, Delightful City"
    Period: 12. 19(Sat)2009 ~1 ...

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  • 7.9 /10
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    View of the top of the Taipei 101 tower building in Taiwan.
    Taipei 101 (臺北 101) now takes the 3rd place of the world's top building, but it has been at 1st place during 2004 -2010. It is also known for its green design and construction techniques which make it the tallest Green building in the world. You are highly suggested to go to the observatory on the 89th floor by taking the 2nd speedy elevator to have a magnificent bird's-eye view of Taipei City ...

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    A valley and lake in Jiuzhaigou(Jiuzhai) Valley.
    Tucked away in the mountains of the northern part of China's Sichuan Province is the Jiuzhai Valley (or Jiuzhaigou National Park). It is a haven for nature lovers and birdwatchers. Its 72,000 square kilometers of forests, lakes, waterfalls, and springs are home to rare animals and birds, such as the panda and the Sichuan takin ...

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  • * Regular pre-pandemic touristic activity level.

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