“The home of the spectacular cities and beauties in the world.” It is a brief description of Asia.
Asia is the largest and the most populated continent in the world, with more than 4 billion people, which is about 60% of the total world’s population. However, the continent is not only famous for its people but mostly by the world’s wonders. Asia abounds in natural and architectural beauties. It has the stunning scenic views found in the 48 countries.
Photo credit: insidehimalayas.com Himalayas
Within the continent, you will see the world’s highest mountain range, the Himalayas. You will also be amazed at the most incredible and scenic trekking trails. You can find Sapa in the highland town of Vietnam. It is perfect for campers and trekkers. It has a beautiful landscape and impressive hillside treks. Aside from that, the Everest Base Camp in Nepal is something you can brag to your fellow mountaineers and trekking enthusiasts after you accomplished a lofty height of 18, 193 feet.
Photo credit: skyhigh.city Skyscrapers
Asia has areas with enhanced volcanic activity, plateaus, calm areas, lowlands and many other natural resources. The unique physical beauty of Asia is among the most attractive scenic spots in the world, blessed with the most beautiful things that nature provides. The famous skyscrapers several hundred meters high, advanced technology, and exciting places are all attributes of Asia. Besides, you should never forget the abundance of the natural beauty found in the area like caves, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, and mountains, which are entirely breathtaking.
Photo credit: Pinterest Karakul Lake
One of the unique caves found in Asia is the Mountain River Cave in Hang Son Doong, Vietnam. It has the world’s great fast flowing underground river with a large chamber of about 660 feet high, 490 feet wide, and over 3 miles long. Then, the Lake Karakul, also known as the Black Lake found in the high and low mountains of Pamir in Tajikistan. Within the national park, Tajik is one of the farthest and most beautiful locations in Central Asia, located at 3,900 meters above sea level, in a closed canyon. Meanwhile, the Detian Waterfall, known as Asia’s largest waterfall shared by China, and Vietnam is another unforgettable scenery.
Photo credit: earthtrekkers.com The Great Wall of China
Asia is also known for spectacular architectural constructions that are impossible to see in other continents. Among this are the Forbidden City in China; Taj Mahal in India; Tokyo Skytree in Japan; Bird’s Nest, National Stadium in Beijing; and Burj Khalifa in Dubai. These are just some of the buildings that will leave you speechless. Do not forget the Great Wall of China, one of the greatest miracles in the world. Also, one of the Seven Wonders of the World located just in Hanging Gardens of Babylon.
Photo credit: Asian Journal Palawan, Philippines
Moreover, it is unbelievable to see the miraculously beautiful bodies of water found in Asia. You can find the most transparent water in Zamami Japan and the magnificent Maldives in the South of India. Also, in the Philippines, you can see the paradise, the Palawan Archipelago as voted by the travelers to be the Best Island in the World for the second time.
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Furthermore, the multiculturalism and tradition are a high recommendation to visit the continent. Asia is the homeland of the oldest civilizations, the Sumerian, Hittites, Assyrian, and Babylonian. Asian people have a great religious, social and economic diversity. Also, the specific cuisine and hospitable residents will make your stay comfortable. The intelligent, diligent, respectful, cultural people and breathtaking beauty of nature will open up new horizons to you.
The Asian continent provides some of the most attractive destinations in the world, so it is worth paying a visit.