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Hong Kong city

City travel: The famous cities of Asia

The city in this article are “masterpieces” of culture, history and nature of each country in Asia, promises to bring the experience difficult to forget that for every travele.

1. Siem Reap, Cambodia

Known as the gateway to a hidden Buddhist temple complex of Angkor Wat is famous, Siem Riep is one of the tourist city most visited in Cambodia. Except the price is a bit higher than many other places in the country, where it maintains a peaceful atmosphere and relaxing for anyone who visits. Life today in Siem Riep has gradually become more comfortable, you can easily find items hidden in modern spaces of local traditions. In addition, the stilt village and the bustling night market is also interesting things that tourists should not miss if you have the opportunity to visit Siem Riep.

Siem Reap, Combodia

Siem Reap, Combodia

2. Hoi An, Vietnam

There will be no exaggeration to say that Hoi An is one of the most beautiful destinations of Vietnam. Old Town has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site with over 2000 years of history. From time immemorial, Hoi An was an important strategic location of the Kingdom of Champa with all trade operations items spices. In both the 16th and 17th centuries, Hoi An was elevated to an important international port, which has more impact from the surrounding area though still influenced mostly from Champa culture, and later the US. With the winding road opens up the block from the old two parties, Hoi An is a great location for sightseeing. Anyone coming here will be difficult to forget the scene beautiful sunset on the beach here.

Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An, Vietnam

3. Hong Kong

We can say Hong Kong is one of the modern international metropolis and laid flowers typical of Asia. City put on two separate appearance but also of cultural harmony Cantonese and English colonial period. In addition, this modern city is also home to a large segment of international residents from many different cultures, mainly Vietnam and Canada. Because that Hong Kong has been lovingly set for the title “Urban World of Asia”. Those who came here will not avoid feeling overwhelmed by high buildings skyscrapers and huge financial center with unique urban style. If you have the opportunity to come here, you visit The Peak – Hong Kong’s tallest tower to admire the beautiful scenery of the city.

Hong Kong city

Hong Kong city

4. Shanghai, China

With a population of over 23 million people, including about 9 million immigrants, Shanghai is one of the large urban centers and most developed of Mainland China. It was once the richest city in the region in the years of the 30s more than 20 years, Shanghai has witnessed huge flow of tourists to the city with the desire to discover more about with bold strokes lavish tradition of the modern extremely well here. Two different faces of Hong Kong are diverging markedly on both sides of the Huangpu River, with a side of the ancient sites in Puxi and Pudong left side features tall skyscraper buildings.

Shanghai, China

Shanghai, China

5. Legazpi, Philippines

Located Bicol region of the Philippines, Legazpi city entrance leads visitors to the volcano “proportionality” in the world Mount Mayon. Coming to Legazpi you will enjoy delicious dishes of local, sightseeing on the jeep while in Cagsawa ruins, sauntered through the famous and beautiful churches bustling markets in the region, or more adventurous with hiking trip to the volcano Mayon … If you want to go further, you can find small town near Legazpi to Donsol opportunity whales swim with giant rough, or learn more about Filipino culture while Kawa-Kawa visit in Ligao hill and admire the huge statue of the posts here.

Legazpi, Philippines

Legazpi, Philippines

6. Hue imperial city, Vietnam

Located in the center of the country, Hue imperial city is also recognized as a famous landmarks can not ignore Asia. Hue City is the focus dreamland of countless temples, shrines, palaces, notably the royal architecture of Hue Citadel. Ancient city is also known for the culinary arts extremely charming and many important historical events that are meaningful to the country. In addition, the city is a UNESCO World Heritage site is known for winding Perfume River, bringing extremely poetic beauty. Hue will be the ideal destination for those who are passionate about exploring culture and history.

Hue imperial city

Hue imperial city

Taj Mahal tomb

India travel: 7 Wonders famous of India civilization

Say about India, is say to the country to a strong religious, diverse customs. And in 2007, in a survey of public opinion across the country, Indians have chosen the 7 Wonders of the most typical.

1. India travel: The statue of Bahubali

Appears from the X century, this is a statue in the nude condition very nicely, made from monolith of Bahubali, a cleric of India.

The statue of Baahubali

The statue of Baahubali

2. India travel: Harmandir Sahib temple

Harmandir Sahib temple

Harmandir Sahib temple

Harmandir Sahib temple of the Sikh religion, also known as the Golden Temple, is located in the Amritsar city, Punjab province north of the Delhi capital, India. The heart of this temple is the Hari Mandir temple, a magnificent architectural gold plated floating on the water. The temple was built in 1585-1604.

3. India travel: Taj Mahal tomb

Taj Mahal tomb

Taj Mahal tomb

Is an excellent model of Architecture Mogol, a synthetic style elements of the style of architecture Persian, Turkish, India, and Islamic. This tomb was built by Emperor Shah Jahan of Mogol kingdom for the beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Buildings were built in 21 years, from 1632 to 1653.

4. India travel: Hampi village

Hampi village

Hampi village

Located in the ancient ruins Vijayanagara, the former capital of the Vijayanagara Empire, the Hampi village called “Ruins city” because it’s keeping a lot of the ancient temples of Hampi, one of the important religious centers of ancient India. The most ancient ruins here have from the 1st century A.C .

5. India travel: Konark Sun Temple

Konark Sun

Konark Sun

Is a temple of the sun god was built in the 13th century at Konark, Orissa, eastern of India. This temple was built in the shape of a giant vehicle with wheels, columns and walls made of stone be carve so skilfully.

6. India travel: Nalanda

Nalanda

Nalanda

Nalanda as a center of higher learning in ancient times Bihar, India, existed from the first century 5-12. It was undergo a Muslim army Bakhtiyar Khilji Turks commanded to devastation in 1193. Today the ruins are located on 14 hectares a large area with buildings built of red brick.

7. India travel: Khajuraho temples populations

Khajuraho temples populations

Khajuraho temples populations

This is a group of temples in India (Hindu and Jaina) is very famous, especially have Lakshmana temple with erotic sculptures, described scenes of human sex. The temple was built in circa 950 – 1050.

lyrical beauty in Ha Long bay

TOP Asia Travel – Southeast Asia – Each country, a prominent landscape

Top Asia Travel: Asia is a tourist destination very striking, with unique culture, the friendliness of the people and diverse natural landscape. And now, we are will in turn visit the prominent landmarks of each country, in each region, more specifically will be in Southeast Asia.

1. Top Asia Travel: Vietnam country – Ha Long Bay

As you know, Ha Long Bay was UNESCO World Heritage Site, the first time in 1994 on aesthetic value, and the second in 2000 for geological values.

Ha Long Bay

Ha Long Bay

Halong Bay has a coastline of 120 km, an area about 1,553 km2, include 1969 large and small islands, mostly limestone islands.

Come to Ha Long Bay, you will be immersed in the natural scenery very peaceful, harmonious in the clouds, sky, blue water and waves, a very lyrical beauty.

lyrical beauty in Ha Long bay

lyrical beauty in Ha Long bay

2. Top Asia Travel: Laos country – Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang - Laos

Luang Prabang – Laos

Will not perfect in travel journey to discover the “country of a million elephants” if you have not visited Luang Prabang – one of the cities best preserved in Asia, where makes you amazing with beauty not fade with time.

The most precious place of the city in between two rivers: the Mekong and Nam Khan, this place in the mountainous north of Laos, is home to many ancient Buddhist temples, with the natural landscape and idyllic as the person villagers here.

3. Top Asia Travel: Cambodia country – Angkor Wat ancient temple

Angkor Wat ancient temple

Angkor Wat ancient temple

Say about the temples in Cambodia, people often think of Angkor Wat, is one of the largest religious monument and the most recognizable. It has been recognized by UNESCO as world cultural heritage and a destination not to be missed by travelers when to visit the country this tower pagoda.

panorama of Angkor Wat

Panorama of Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat is the most famous temples in Cambodia, built in the 11th century by King Suryavarman II. Initially, the temple was built for the Hindus, but when the Khmer dynasty follow Buddhist, the temple of Angkor Wat became places worship of Buddhists.

4. Top Asia Travel: Thailand country – Bangkok city

Bangkok

Bangkok city – Thailand

Bangkok is beautiful and largest city of Thailand with thriving economy, modern. Travel to Bangkok city, you’ll see why this place such rapid development, because it has a very convenient location for business and tourism expansion. Situated in the right of the Chao Phraya River, with the sprouting of large projects, makes for Bangkok accidentally have a real beauty very sparkling and magical, combined with the friendliness of the people, Bangkok is sure to be prominent tourist destination and extremely impressive.

5. Top Asia Travel: Myanmar country – Shwedagon pagoda

Shwedagon is the most famous pagoda of Myanmar, in Yangon city. Yangon city was dubbed the heart of Myanmar, and the Shwedagon Pagoda is Buddhist heart of Myanmar.

Shwedagon pagoda

Shwedagon pagoda

This is a very famous pagoda, located in the most sacred area on a peaceful hill. Go inside this pagoda, will make you feel like you’re wandering Penglai with thousands of large and small Buddha statues, beautiful until strangely. Next that, is a gold tower, on top of the tower is attached precious stones, where put skeleton of the monks was enlightened.

6. Top Asia Travel: Malaysia country – Kuala Lumpur (Petronas Twin Tower)

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur

Is the capital of Malaysia, with many famous sights, the most prominent is the Petronas Twin Towers, where attract many traveler.

Petronas Twin Tower is supposedly to represent the pride of Malaysia with designs inspired by the mosque, combined with modern culture has makes Petronas become seductive, and very difficult for you to overlook it when travel to Malaysia.

Petronas Twin Tower

Petronas Twin Tower

7. Top Asia Travel: Singapore country – Sentosa island

Sentosa Island

Sentosa Island

Sentosa is an island resort in Singapore, in Malay it means peace and quiet. Every year, it welcomes millions traveler visited, with the well-known attractions like: Butterfly Park and Insect Kingdom, Wave House, image Museum, Tiger Sky tower, .v..v.. You can refer to in the article about Sentosa island at here.

8. Top Asia Travel: Indonesia country – Bali island

Bali island

Bali island

Bali is a province, and is an Indonesian island with historical and religions value ancient, and the famous tourist destination, attracting many travelers visit. Here, you will see a lot of beautiful scenery, feel the peace. This is a great island with many prominent landmarks on religion, the resort impressive, seduce all travelers. You can refer more to in the article about Bali island at here.

9. Top Asia Travel: Brunei country – Istana Nurul Iman palace-Brunei

Istana Nurul Iman palace-Brunei

Istana Nurul Iman palace-Brunei

Brunei known as the Islamic country, wealthy thanks petroleum, but many visitors still shocked about the prosperity of this Kingdom.

Say so because when you come here, you will see gold everywhere, from the 4 star hotels, 5 star hotels or mosques, museums, palaces are used gold for decoration.

Most prominent is the Istana Nurul Iman palace,design use Malaysian Islamic style, with golden dome, the floor is paved with marble from many countries around the world. This palace was built in 1984 with great cost.

10. Top Asia Travel: Philippines country – Boracay

Boracay - Philippines

Boracay – Philippines

Boracay is known as a jewel, famous for rare beauty romantic, couples traveling together often come here to enjoy the day happy, honeymoon. This is the ideal place for those who want to relax, immersed in the blue water like crystal, bask on white sand beaches smooth of White Beach beach.

White Beach - Boracay

White Beach – Boracay

Still a noteworthy thing here, that is apart from the beautiful scenery of nature, thing makes the travelers most memorable is the resorts very unique, such as the “Shangri-La Resort and Spa” with style outstanding design, harmonious with the landscape, or Discovery Shores Boracay, known as the royal resort, always for couples many special promotions and also offer weddings on the beach, in the fairytale setting.

Discovery Shores Boracay

Discovery Shores Boracay

11. Top Asia Travel: East Timor country

The beach of East Timor

The beach of East Timor

East Timor in the future may be thriving tourism industry, but at the present time, the East Timorese are still relatively new and little-known, only a few thousand visitors in 2013 due to several limitations .

However, East Timor also has beautiful beaches, you can dive to the coral reefs, or swim or ecotourism is also impressive.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tat Tak School

Asia Travel : The most Scary places

If you are a strong person, loves adventure, exploring the mysteries, the following places you should visit if you have plans to travel in Asia.

Top 10 Scary places in Asia

1. Tat Tak School, Hong Kong – Asia

Tat Tak School

Tat Tak School

Tat Tak school be supposedly place be haunted the heaviest in Hong Kong. Here circulated scary stories about the ghost of a woman the red shirt. Many taxi drivers even refused to go on the road leading to the school. Because roadside full of graves with countless other macabre rumors about them.

2. Lawang Sewu building, Indonesia – Asia

Lawang Sewu building

Lawang Sewu building

In front of this building happened a bloody clash between the Japanese military and the Indonesian military. It is rumored that its basement served as a place for detention and torture of people brutally.

3. Chibichiri cave, Okinawa, Japan – Asia

Chibichiri cave

Chibichiri cave

This cave in World War 2nd is the place witnessed the Japanese soldiers committed suicide in order not to surrender US military. Moreover, this is also where countless innocent people were executed or committed suicide. death’s-head wall is high as a memorial, is testament to a event dolorous in history.

4. Clark hospital, Philippinese – Asia

Clark hospital

Clark hospital

Clark Hospital is a works of the US military. In 1991, when the Mount Pinatubo erupted, the US air base moved to here. Countless US soldiers were killed and it is thought that their ghosts still wander in the hospital.

5. Bagua Prison, Taiwan – Asia

Bagua Prison

Bagua Prison

Green Island of Taiwan is a famous tourist destination. It has a colonial prison Bagua, where the detention and torture of political prisoners in period White Terror (1949-1987). Souls of the dead still haunt this historic landmark.

6. Yeongdeok House, Korea – Asia

Yeongdeok house

Yeongdeok house

This house is rumored to be where the suicide of a young girl lovelorn. Moreover, on the hill where the house is located, is believed to have countless corpses Korean soldiers were buried during World War 2nd. The story was weaving from the ghosts have turned the place into a scary places of Korea.

7. Ghost Hill, Penang, Malaysia – Asia

Ghost Hill

Ghost Hill

aTop Ghost hill is a war museum. It used to be a bastion of the British army with many soldiers died. Locals extant ghost story about a Japanese officer has suppressed and implementation beheaded of civilians publicly during World War 2nd still obsess the hill. Even the construction workers on the island said they have seen firsthand ghost in the museum.

8. Phra Si Sanphet temple, Ayutthaya, Thailand – Asia

Phra Si Sanphet temple

Phra Si Sanphet temple

More than 50 years ago, bandits stole a gold from this sacred temple and cursed. Then, turn each one of them died a horrible way. Thrilling story, the mystery of the deaths have become legends of the locals Ayutthaya.

9. Silence tower, Diu, India – Asia

Silence tower

Silence tower

Silence Tower, also known as Dakma, is a construction of the Zoroastrian faithful. The tower was built to put dead bodies for … raptors.

10. Tiger cages, Con Dao, Viet Nam – Asia

Tiger cages

Tiger cages

Con Dao Vietnamese transliteration is “Côn Đảo”

Tiger cage is prison system be The French colonialists, the US Empire and the Republic of Vietnam government use to detain and torture those Vietnamese patriotic in war. This prison is known for torture extremely cruel, barbaric and history is a testament to the unjust war took place in the country Vietnam.