Southeast Asia is a region of natural beauty with countless valuable landscapes. If you are planning your trip, do not miss this tourist paradise. Here are 10 tourist destinations that Touropia has listed in 29 attractive destinations in Southeast Asia.
Angkor is a collection of monuments in the north of Cambodia, including the enormous Angkor Wat temple, the Bayon temple with its numerous stone statues and Ta Prohm, the ancient Buddhist temple anchored by the roots of the great tree. Angkor was the capital of the Khmer from the 9th to 14th centuries, with a culture that influenced many Southeast Asian countries. Angkor is considered as an indispensable destination in the journey of this land, which is well-known by organizations, magazines and tourist sites worldwide.
Talking about Indonesia, you can not ignore Bali, the most famous island among 17,000 islands of this country. Bali is famous not only by the variety of marine life, colorful coral reefs but also by the picturesque beauty of terraced fields and Hindu culture deeply imbued. Besides, visitors can relax at the beautiful Kuta beach or watch performing arts in Ubud area.
Halong Bay, Vietnam
Located in the northeast of Vietnam, Halong Bay is famous for fairyland landscape, created by thousands of limestone islands with diversified shapes and different sizes. Besides admiring limestone islands, tourists can also stroll around the lake with sparkling colors in the island. Besides, please remember discover four fishing villages on the Gulf – the habitat of 200 species of fish and 450 species of mollusks. Currently, Halong Bay is one of the most attractive destinations in Southeast Asia.
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From a small trading mall in the 15th century, Bangkok became the capital of Thailand with more than 8 million people. Coming to Bangkok, visitors can visit floating markets where sell tropical fruit and vegetable s and enjoy snakes on floating restaurants. Besides visiting the snake farm or shopping is also an activity not to be missed when coming to this city.
Situated on the banks of the Ayeyarwady River, Bagan is home to the world’s largest temples, pagodas and stupas. The Marco Polo landmarks are known as the “Golden City”, with more than 13,000 temples built in the 11th century. The Ananda Temple still exists with glittering gold after thousands of years.
Terraced fields Ifugao, Philippines
The spectacular beauty of the Ifugao terraces on Luzon Island always attracts tourists and paparazzi from everywhere. From 2000 years ago, the Ifugao people planted terraced fields along the mountains. Among villages, Banaue is best known for its large and beautiful fields. At present, Ifugao people still use traditional tools in their farming.
Located on Java Island, 40 km northwest of Yogyakarta, Borobudur is the largest and most famous temple in Southeast Asia and in the world. The temple was built in the middle of the eighth and ninth centuries under the Sailendra dynasty with about 2 million stone tablets. However, Borobudur has been abandoned in the jungle since the 14th century. So far, there is no answer to this mystery.
Luang Prabang, Laos
Luang Prabang is located at the confluence of the Mekong and the Nam Khan River in northern Laos. The old capital of Laos is famous for its Buddhist temples, Buddhist monasteries and monks who go begging around the city. Visitors can shop in the old town, visit the temple or admire the waterfalls and elephant ride which are interesting options when coming to this ancient capital.
Ko Phi Phi, Thailand
The beautiful Phi Phi Islands in Krabi province are not far from Phuket. While Ko Phi Phi Don is the only island in the archipelago that allows settlement, Ko Phi Phi Leh is best known for its movie The Beach. Tourists visiting Phi Phi can take part in exciting water activities such as snorkeling, diving and kayaking.
Singapore is located south of the Malay Peninsula, 137 km from the equator. The Chinese make up 75% of the country’s population. In addition to Mandarin, other languages are available in Singapore such as English, Malay and Tamil. This beautiful little country owns many famous sights such as gardens and nature trails, museums and temples of buddhist temple, zoological gardens, city zoo, etc.