Wonders of Asia

Asia is usually defined as part of the landmass of Eurasia becoming the largest and most populous continent of the world with around 4 000 millions people. It is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean in the east, the Arctic Ocean in the north and the Indian Ocean in the south. Asia has been cradle of several of the greatest civilizations in the world’s history, like Mesopotamia, Persia, India and China, as well as main religions such as Christianity, Judaism, Islam and Buddhism. Besides, the humanity owes to Asian civilizations many of the most important technological advances of the History.

Asia houses many language families and many language isolates. A high percent of the Asian countries speak more than one native language; and, according to ethnology statistics are spoken more than 600 languages in Indonesia, more than 415 languages in India, more than 100 languages in the Philippines; in addition to the many languages and dialects spoken in the provinces of China. Currently, Asia has the third nominal GDP of the continents, and its economy has grown since the World War II to the XXI century; this growth has been concentrated mostly in four regions: South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore, which are known as the Asian Tigers or Pacific Rim. Besides, China and Japan are two of the most important economies in the World

This giant continent is very rich in natural resources such as petroleum, fish, water and metals. This wonder itself owns also some of the most impressive natural landscapes of the planet like Himalaya Mountains, the Gobi Desert and many impressive structures created by men in both antiquity and modern times.

Asia is full of wonders, let's get together to discover them all!

Wonder Locations in Asia

Wonders of Asia in interactive map


Wonders of Asia Photos

Top Wonders in Asia

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal or the epitome of love is a magnificent monument that reflects an immense love.


Petra

Petra

Petra, the giant red mountains and extensive mausoleums are appreciated for being one of the greatest wonders worked by the Nature and the Man.


Mount Everest

Mount Everest

The Mount Everest is part of the Himalaya range in High Asia and with its 8.848 meters is the highest mountain on earth. It also called Chomolungma, Qomolangma or Zhumulangma.


Great Wall of China

Great Wall of China

One of the most famous structures of the world and unique human structure that can be seen from the space.


Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat

It is a wonderful temple in Cambodia constructed by the Khmer dinasty


Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia

The basilica represents a major revolution in church construction and is the most beautiful building that survived to the fire, to the earthquake and the vandalism of rioters.


Golden Temple

Golden Temple

The Golden Temple of Amritsar is considered the spiritual centre of Sikh religion and its impacting tremendous architectural brilliance attracts the attention of all visitors.