Top Must Visit Asian Cities
It’s not often that you hear talk about luxurious trips to exotic Asian cities. The continent is often associated with business trips and religious retreats to an extent that many forget about its place in the universe as home to spectacular cities that are complimented by vast paradise-like countryside spaces and a must see tourist destinations. These are cities that have been built by the people for the people, making their design flexible enough to offer everyone something special irrespective of whether one is into fast-paced or laid-back lifestyles. Though a fine-twined thread of oriental culture cuts across most of these cities, below is a list of the most outstanding ones and what makes them a must visit, at least once in a lifetime.
Taiwan’s capital, Taipei is known for its high income per capita and efficient city transport system which incorporates a bike share program. Visitors are subsequently able to visit Taipei’s breathtaking tourist attractions in an affordable and eco-friendly way. Some describe Taipei as a city built in a basin surrounded by plush green hills and water ways that team up with skyscrapers, bringing together a perfect blend natural and man-made features. The Memorial of Chiang Kai-Shek will give you a glimpse of the Taiwanese military genius as the national museum and the night markets will spark the peak of you vocational mood.
The Imperial Palace is among Tokyo’s top tourist attractions owing to its history that’s often traced back to the 15th century. The palace’s architectural design mirrors Japan’s construction aspirations which are apparent across its highlands, valleys and white sand beaches that are as well dotted with picturesque industrial and hospitality establishments. Ueno Park and Zoo has a utopia-like outlook as the Asakusa temple is looked at as a heaven-inspired marvel. This is besides the Ginza market where you shop till you drop.
If it were not for Bangkok, Thailand wouldn’t have slot in in the list of the world’s greatest cities with a memorable touristic trace of fascination. Books have written about the city’s ornate shrines, while movies of different genres have sprout up depicting its vibrant street life and boat-filled water canals that makes Bangkok a city like no other given its cosmopolitan and cultural diversity that further spruce up its popularity.
It’s often said that if you have been to Asia and you haven’t been to Hong Kong, then you haven’t been to Asia. Besides her skyscraper-studded skyline which puts it on the list of the world’s top financial hubs, City is also known for talented bespoke tailors and centuries old Hong Kong massage practices with a difference. Whether you’re talking business or pleasure, Hong Kong is always ready to turn your wildest touristic dreams into reality.
The Petronas Twin Towers are among the tallest buildings in the world towering 451 meters into a skyline that’s graced by leafy suburbs and white sand coastlines. As Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur’s bird sanctuary is popular among eco-tourists who also enjoy the pleasures of modernity. A tourist in Kuala Lumpur, there isn’t a limit to what you can do in the name of oriental fun.