9 Best Cities in Asia That Are Worth a Visit
Posted on: 18 April 2017 by Akshay Koranne
A continent that has something to offer to everyone, Asia is a place that guarantees a perfect visit with numerous beautiful destinations. From the infamous shopping city of Beijing to the wonderful beaches of Thailand, there is nothing that you will not find in Asia.
The 9 best cities in Asia giver below are some of the most sought after tourist destinations by visitors from all around the world. Read on to find out more about them.
A colourful mixture of history and modernity, China’s capital city Beijing, is home to some of the best remnants of the country’s past. Forbidden City, Ming Tombs and The Great Wall are some of the attractions of the city that show us the glimpse of China’s past. Also, popular for its mind-blowing variety of items, the city has several shopping streets with some of the best offers and experience that you’ll find nowhere else.
A perfect amalgamation of the new and the old, West and the East apart from the romantic Chao Phraya River which flows through the city, Bangkok is full of floating markets and golden palaces. These are some of the many reasons to visit the city where you’ll find Thailand’s most popular Emerald Buddha that is made of jade and dates back to the fifteenth century.
A place where the traditional culture collides with the pop culture, Tokyo has a lot to offer to the tourists visiting the city. You can sing a song at the karaoke bar or simply run around the city visiting ancient temples. Although the place is a little more crowded and expensive the city is pretty clean and people here are humble and polite to each other. You will find Michellin starred restaurants in Tokyo more than in Paris while serving fresh, delicious and rich food.
You will find calming and peaceful parks in Taipei that are circles by traditional markets and busy streets. You can even find some of the trendiest boutiques near the markets. The city is old with an exciting history, but still modern enough to provide Wi-Fi to wherever people go. It is a heaven for food lovers and the place has many eateries that provide quality food at a cheap rate, even if the eatery does not look posh and sophisticated from the inside.
A visit to Singapore will make you realize that the place looks like it has been ripped out from a sci-fi book. Singapore city tour shows the high standard of living of the people along with having other magnificent structures and shopping markets. The city is green and clean with Botanic Gardens and strict street rules to abide by. A lot of visitors flock the place for the mouth-watering food of different cuisines.
The village of Ubud is a mecca for people who are looking to immerse themselves in tranquillity amidst the culture and beautiful nature. The village is popular for its unspoiled beauty and provides some of the best spas in the entire continent. Enjoy the famous Balinese massage, acupressure, reflexology or aromatherapy while taking in the city’s arts scene with a number of amazing galleries and museums. Go ahead and find out around hundreds of long tailed macaques at the nearby Monkey Forest Park.
The cpital city of Nepal, Kathmandu is surrounded by a valley that is filled with numerous historic attractions, seven UNESCO world heritage sites to be precise. Visitors can enjoy mingling with the locals and the animals around the monuments of Durbar Square or shop for cashmere, wool scarfs and pashminas by joining the mountain trekkers in Thamel district. Indulge your taste buds by trying out Nepalese dumplings while visiting the city.
If you are looking to escape the chaos and hullabaloo of a crowded city, Mumbai is not a place for you but there are peaceful moments that you can find along with other reasons to visit the place. Visit the Chowpatty beach and walk across the sand or visit Mani Bhavan. Taste some of the best street food items in Mumbai that will leave you asking for more.
An economic powerhouse and lively cultural and business hub of South Korea, the skyscrapers of Seoul tower over the Buddhist temples of the city. Enjoy the delicious food with all the ingredients that are grown locally, served at the table. A thriving night life with friendly people and exciting culture, Seoul abides by the ‘work hard, party harder’ mentality.