Beautiful and Unique Places in Asia

The goal of this blog is to list and detail destinations in Asia that most travelers who never traveled to nor even heard of.

The goal of this blog is to tantalize the viewer with places in Asia they have either never heard of before or never thought of actually visiting.

If you have heard of all of these places are even seen all of them in person, consider yourself a truly adventurous and daring traveler.

If, not, enjoy the pictures and dream of journeys:

How many on the list have you seen, been to or even heard of or wanted to visit?

  1. Jiuzhaigou, China in Sichuan province:

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2. Biei, Japan in Hokkaido island:

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Jade Mountain, Taiwan:

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4. Labrang Monastery, China in Gansu Province:

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5. Yakushima Island, Japan in the Satsunan islands:

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6. Heaven Lake on North Korea and China border:

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7. Kiawah Ijen, Indonesia:

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8. Kelimutu, Indonesia:

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9. Valley of the Flowers in Indian Himalayas:

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10. Leh and Ladakh, India:

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11. Mt. Agung, Bali:

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12. Pingyao, China:

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13. Tiger Leaping Gorge, China:

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14. Karakul Lake, China in Xinjiang Province:

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15. Mt. Aso, Japan:

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16. Togakushi Shrine, Japan:

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17. Kawah Puti Tingi Raja, Indonesia:

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18. Mulu Caves, Borneo:

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19. Adam’s Peak, Sri Lanka:

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20. Ella, Sri Lanka:

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21. Diving in Maldives:

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22. Wadi Rum Jordan:

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23. Rosh Hanikra Grottoes, Israel:

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24. Wadi Shab, Oman:

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25. Red Sea Diving, Israel:

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26. Eilat Mountains, Israel:

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27. Samarkand, Uzbekistan:

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28. Mt. Ararat in Armenia, Turkey and Iran:

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29. Kanas Lake, China in Xinjiang Province:

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30. Fan Mountains, Tajikistan:

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31. Yellow Mountain, China in Anhui Province:

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32. Lake Tso, Tibet:

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33. Socotra Island, Yemen:

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34. Sanna, Yemen:

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35. Cyprus:

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36. Persepolis, Iran:

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37. Bagan, Burma:

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Innumerable temples seen from Mingalazedi. Bagan, Myanmar

38. Burmese Himalayas:

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39. Hallasan in Jeju Island, Korea:

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40. Gyeongju Province, Korea:

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41. Bietou Hot Springs, Taiwan:

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42. Yungang Grottoes, China:

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43. Annapurna, Nepal:

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44. Pokhara, Nepal:

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45. Mt. Niseko, Japan:

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46. Daisestzusen, Japan:

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47. Shiretoko, Japan:

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48. Andong, Korea:

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49. Banteay Srei Temple in Cambodia is the only one thought to be built by a woman:

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50. Baalbek, Lebanon:

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Baalbek, Temple of Bacchus

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51. Mada’in Saleh is a Nabatean work in Saudi Arabia:

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Nabatean tomb in Madaîn Saleh archeological site, Saudi Arabia.

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52. Temburong forest in Brunei:

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The Danum River in the Danum Valley Conservation Area. This area is comprised of 108,230 acres of pristine virgin rain forest.

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53. Mt. Kinabalu, Malaysian Borneo:

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54. Ummayad mosque, Damascus, Syria:

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55. Jerash, Jordan:

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56. Bhutanese Himalayas:

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57. Pakistani Himalayas:

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58. Xishuangbanna, China:

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59. Nong Han Lake in Thailand:

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60. Mt. Batur in Bali:

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61. Doorway to Hell, Turkmenistan:

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62. Landscapes of Kyrgyzstan:

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63. Caspian Sea. This is a sea rarely visited or even thought of by most travelers. It reminds me somewhat of the Salton Sea in California:

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64. Kolsai Lake, Kazakhstan:

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65. Mount Damavand, Iran is the highest volcano in Asia:

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66. Manipur, Dzukou Valley, India:

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67. Larungar, China: 12240423_1031196850235140_2677416392463967240_o12291680_1031196553568503_8583006021161665596_oTibetans Gather For Prayers At Remote Institute

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Mt. Rinjani, Lombok, Indonesia

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