Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Best Landmark In Asia

Temple Of Heaven
Temple Of Heaven
Landmark is a pride for every country in every continent. Asian continent has many famous landmarks and must-see. What is it?Asian continent has many famous landmarks throughout the entire world, here are 8 landmarks in Asia 'must' traveler see:

1. Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri, India

 Taj Mahal, located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India, a stunning landmark for tourists. Although very beautiful, tragic love story that was stored behind a white wall. Actually, the Taj Mahal was made by the Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan, in memory of his late wife, Mumtaz Mahal. That said, the 20,000 workers who built the Taj Mahal cut his hand, so no one else can make such beautiful buildings.

Besides Taj Mahal, Agra has an icon that should never be another pass traveler, the fortress of Fatehpur Sikri. The fort is located about 26 km to the west of Arga and takes about 1 hour from the Taj Mahal. Fatehpur Sikri consists of monuments and temples, with Islamic and Hindu architectural style. This destination is home to one of the largest mosque in India, the Jama Masjid.

2. Chocolate Hills, Philippines

 What if you come to a destination that has about 1260 chocolate hills? Not impossible, Province of Bohol in the Philippines have a place like that. Do not you imagine the first pile delicious chocolate because this is just beautiful hills and become one of the most unique wonders of the world. Chocolate Hills name.

The hills have a conical shape that looks symmetrical, with a height of 30-120 meters. The best time to see these hills is the dry season. At the time, it looks like an ocean destinations chocolate. All in the foothill grass will dry and change color to brown.

3. Temple of Heaven, China

 Temple of Heaven is located in Beijing, China is a landmark of the ancient Chinese culture. This sacred temple complex has magnificent and colorful. It is a heritage building from the Ming Dynasty in 1420 AD. This shrine is a place of worship or worship.

The north building semicircular describe heaven. Meanwhile, the southern part of the square and lower symbolizes earth. Temple of Heaven is located in the south of the Forbidden City. Here there is also the Echo Wall 193 meters long. With the theory of sound waves two people standing on both ends, it can still whisper and hear each other.

4. Halong Bay, Vietnam

 It is a landmark that is formed naturally. Halong Bay is a natural wonder in the Gulf of Tonkin, Vietnam. Destination is dotted with thousands of islands that float on the emerald green waters. The islands of this beautiful limestone caves decorated formed by wind and water. Travelers can rent kayaks and boats to move around Halong Bay. This is the most beautiful bays in the entire Asia.

5. Petra, Jordan

 Holiday to Petra in Jordan, then you will see the wonders of the world depicted in the film Indiana Jones and Transformers 2. The city is well known as a historical city with a red stone carvings created by the Nabataeans Nation. Nabataean Nation is an ancient city of the most famous sculptor in the world.

At that time, Petra is also a trade center linking China, India and southern Arabia with Egypt, Greece, Rome, and Syria. Upon entering the city of Petra, the towering red rocks on the roadside to welcome tourists. It took 4-5 days to explore the city.

6. Charyn Canyon, Kazakhstan

 Charyn Canyon in Kazakhstan is the rival Grand Canyon, America from Asia. It took about 3-4 hours drive from Almaty, to reach this destination. The beauty again, if you look at the panoramic majestic canyon formations combined with the red clay walls.

When you are browsing is much deeper, you'll find a mini Grand Canyon. Amazement, the area is also dotted with caves and crevices of various living creatures. Charyn canyon that stretches 200 km, is an exotic place that is quiet and not many a traveler who knows where these attractions.

7. Batu Caves, Malaysia

 Or Batu Caves Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is a limestone hill with a cave maze. Travelers should be prepared to climb about 272 steps to see the beauty of this cave. Each cave here, takes its name from the river that flows through hills Stone. This amazing area is often used for Hindu festivals and pilgrimages.

8. Kegon waterfall, Japan

 Quiet and amazing, that you can feel the atmosphere in the Kegon waterfall located in Lake Nikko, Nikko National Park, Japan. With a height of nearly 100 meters, making it more beautiful to enjoy. Travelers can go to the observation deck to see the entire waterfall charm combined with the mountains.

Kegon waterfall, formed from the Power River dibelokan by lava flows. Many say, autumn and winter is the most beautiful time to see this waterfall. At that point, you could see the frozen ice of the splashing water. Near the waterfall, you can also go to the old village.
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