26 Things You Have to See When Traveling in Asia

Asia is quite possibly the most colourful continent on the planet! It’s also the largest continent in the world, covering around 44 million square kilometres and stretching over 10 time zones. At the heart of this beautiful place, lies a deeply spiritual land abound with awe-inspiring temples and incredible landscapes, accentuated only by their equally beautiful sunsets.

From Turkey in the far west of Asia to the magical island of Japan in the east, Asia is packed full of wonderful photo opportunities, practically unrivalled by any other area. Take a look at some of the unmissable areas to explore on your next trip to Asia.

Wat Mahathat, Sukhothai, Thailand

Zenkov church in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Tsutenkaku Tower, Japan

Tsutenkaku Tower, Japan

Trekking and climbing in the Fann Mountains, Tajikistan

Dhaulagiri, Nepal

Temples in Phuket, Thailand

Temples in Phuket, Thailand

Shah-i-Zinda, Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Russian Orthodox Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kyrgyzstan

Dubai by Night, UAE

Maiden’s Tower, Turkey

Maiden’s Tower, Turkey

 Islamabad, Pakistan

Huangshan, China

Himeji Castle, Japan

Gyeryongsan National Park, South Korea

Gurkhas working in Nepal

Gurkhas working in Nepal

Gunung Bromo, East Java, Indonesia

Goroka Show, Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea

Dunhuang Crescent Lake, China

Dunhuang Crescent Lake, China

Burana Tower, Kyrgyzstan

Burana Tower, Kyrgyzstan

Blue Mosque, Istanbul

Luzit caves, Israel

Baoan Temple, Taipei

Banteay Srei, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Bagan, Myanmar

The Maldives in the Morning