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Top 8 Asian Cities that are The Best Travel Destinations

Editorial Staff



Travel and tourism have always been one of the major choices of people with the means. In ancient times it was to discover lands and new places with resources to utilize, then it moved on to trade and now it is mostly leisure related.

Here are Asia’s best and the most popular travel destinations with a lot of exciting cities and sites. Asia’s top travel cities promise a dosage of adventure, rich culture, history, and warmth. Following cities should definitely be on a person’s bucket list regarding Asia.

1. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur City Centre Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Along with being the capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur is ranked as one of the most exciting cities in Asia.  It is one of the most significant cities of Malaysia based on it being the economic and mechanized hub of Malaysia with high rise buildings, architectural pieces, and headquarters of the world best-known corporations, hotels, bars, and eateries, fine-dines, street foods, and shopping destinations. Famous tourist attractions of Kuala Lumpur are PETRONAS Twin Towers, Flea Market and 400 years old Batu Caves.

2. Tokyo, Japan


In addition to being the capital city of Japan and one of the best travel destinations in Asia, Tokyo is also the biggest city in Asia. Tokyo is a beautiful place to visit due to its skyscrapers, temples, shopping destinations, cultural centers, museums, and endless green gardens. Some of the attractions that make Tokyo one of a kind are National Museum, Tsukiji market, Meiji Shrine, Imperial Palace, Ginza, National Garden and many more.

3. Kandy, Sri Lanka

kandy Sri Lanka

Kandy is one of the noticeable cities of Asia and also a religious destination for Buddhist community as the city is supposed to house a sacred tooth of Buddha. The prominent destinations in Kandy are Temple of Sacred Tooth Relic, Kandy Lake, Hulu river waterfall, Knuckles Mountain, Bahirawakanda temple, Ranweli Spice garden, Royal Botanical Garden and Riverton Gap.

4. Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi is one of a kind city which is the economic hub of the United Arab Emirates along with being its capital city. The multiethnic environment of the city with a diverse cultural feel, one of a kind architecture and the developed coastline is what draws tourists from all over the globe. Abu Dhabi is one with the most travel attractions including Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Heritage Village, Global Village, and Desert Safari amongst many others.

5. Bangkok, Thailand


Bangkok, the capital of Thailand is one of the most fun and refreshing places thus making into one of the best cities of Asia. Bangkok is where culture, fun and traditions are combined together in a great balance. It has greatest shopping destinations, stalls after stalls of the amazing street food and hip pubs. Bangkok is house to many wonderful temples as well. Some of the famous and most popular attractions of this city are Temple of Emerald Buddha, Khaosan Road and The Great Palace amongst others.

6. Beijing, China


Beijing, the capital of China for over eight hundred years, is a delightful mix of history and modern era. It has reserved a lot of remnants of the historical places such as the Great Wall of China, Ming Tombs, Hall of preserving harmony and Mausoleum of Thirteen emperors of Ming Dynasty along with attractions made in the modern world i.e. Tiananmen Square, the largest city square in the world, and Chairman Mao Memorial Hall. Beijing is a host to outdoor markets as well in addition to the traditional shopping destinations.

7. Singapore


Singapore with the outlook as if it has been ripped out of a fantasy novel has grown economically over the last century thus making to one of the best travel destinations of Asia. Singapore is mainly a shopper’s hub with world-class shopping malls and items. Other reasons that attract the tourists are the food and unique taste of Singapore, its architecture, culture and amazing public art.

8. Seoul, Korea


Seoul is an energetic, commercial powerhouse, a cultural hub and business center of Korea. It has a great variety of food with almost all the ingredients grown naturally.  Seoul is a place of friendly people, fascinating culture and hard workers. Historical sites of Seoul are Gyeongbokgung Palace, National Museum of Korea, Gyeongju is known as the museum without walls and Namdaemum Market.

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