Asia: travel & holidayArea (km²): 43,810,582
Asia is the largest continent in the world. On the west it borders to Europe and Africa, to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the east and south-east to the Pacific Ocean in the south by the Indian Ocean.
In the year 2006 the continent had approximately 3.97 billion people, or 61% of the total world population (6.50 billion). Asia covers an area of 43,810,000 km ², 8.6% of the total surface of the Earth and 29.4% of the total land area.
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Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion) is a Zen temple in northern Kyoto whose top two floors are completely covered in gold leaf. Formally known as Rokuonji, the temple was the retirement villa of the shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, and according to his will it...
Hot Spring of Misasa
An open-air bath on the river beach with an abundance of rustic taste. Nageire-do, the "thrown-in temple," stands in a hollow on a cliff. The Misasa-onsen Hot Spring is located at the center of Tottori along the Misasa-gawa River, southeast of...
The Forbidden City was built between 1406 and 1420 under Ming Emperor Yongle, and served as the imperial palace for the Ming and Qing dynasties. Ming Emperor Zhudi was the first emperor to live there. It is 3,150 feet long from north to south and...
The Ming Dynasty lasted from 1368 to 1644. The Ming Tombs are a group of mausoleums of 13 Ming emperors, their empresses and their concubines. The tombs are located about 31 miles north of Beijing and are scattered across an area of 25 square miles....
Gardens By The Bay
Gardens by the Bay is a park spread over 101 acres of reclaimed land in the centre of Singapore, adjacent to the Marina Reservoir. The park consists of three waterfront gardens: Garden Bay South, Bay East and Bay Central Garden Garden. Gardens by...
Bodh Gaya, India
The Mahabodhi Temple, translated "The Temple of the Great Awakening" is a Buddhist temple in Bodh Gaya, the place where Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, attained enlightenment. Bodh Gaya is located about 100 km from Patna, in Bihar State, India....
The Taj Mahal is a landmark in the city of Agra in North India. The building is visited each year by between 2 and 4 million people. The architect of the Taj Mahal was named Ustad Ahmad Lahauri. Originally the Taj Mahal is a mausoleum,...
In a unique panoramic spot, on the southern slope of the Gulperberg is a terraced site with a unique charm. Gulperberg panorama known by its many guests for many years will provide hospitality in her own special way. Making this a great experience...
Beijing Museum Of Natural History
Beijing Museum of Natural History grew out of the preparation department of National Central Museum of Natural History founded in 1951. Beijing Museum of Natural History was formally named in 1962. Being the first large-scale museum of natural...
Edo Museum Tokyo
The building was modeled after an elevated-floor type warehouse. At its highest point, it is 62.2m. This is approximately the same height as Edo Castle tower. The whole construction area covers about 30,000 square meters that is 2.4times bigger...