Best Tourist Cities in Asia for Your Next Holiday
Asia is a continent with a hearty dose of culture, history and adventure. The largest and most populous continent is the melting pot of some of the oldest civilisations on earth. Spanning both the Northern and Eastern Hemispheres, the gigantic continent is home to over 48 countries and multiple megacities.
Famed for its distinct civilisations and diversified culture, there are plenty of tourist cities in Asia. If you are a travel enthusiast, you can’t miss exploring some of the best cities to visit in Asia. Here’s a list of some of the most visited cities in Asia where you can go next:
Do you know which city houses the world’s tallest twin towers? Yes, it is Kuala Lumpur and the towers are Petronas Twin Towers. The city also offers you a great mix of cultures, restaurants, markets, and historic temples.
This city's architecture ranges from antique classic buildings to contemporary modern skyscrapers. The capital of Malaysia finds place among the best tourist cities in Asia because of its magnificent attractions like Petronas Towers, Chinatown, Central Market and Buta Cave. Petronas towers are 1500 metres high and the bridge linking them offers tourists a panoramic view of the city. The entrance fee to the tower is MYR 85 and the tickets sell out rapidly so you must get there early to secure the tickets. Batu Caves are famous and mysterious.
The local markets of Malaysia sell electronic items, apparels, accessories and food. The Petaling market in Chinatown, and the 'Pasar Tani' and 'Pasar Malam' night markets are the most prominent ones. You can even shop at Kuala Lumpur’s mega malls. Also, don’t miss to watch KLCC’s Sound and Light show that indulges five senses in unison.
Where to Stay in Kuala Lumpur - You can stay at the PARKROYAL Serviced Suites, a Club Mahindra affiliate that is located conveniently close to major landmarks and markets of Kuala Lumpur.
The lovely, historical Udaipur is one of the most visited cities in Asia. Mostly painted in white, the city emanates captivating elegance. Covered with bundles of green trees, the mountain city is famous for its unique, elegant architecture. You will definitely be impressed by the city’s magnificent palaces.
When seen from the Aravalli mountain range, the city appears as an amalgamation of mountains, blue lakes, slope citadels, and mansions hidden under the trees. But the core of the city is its tiny pathways emitting the scent of spices, abrasive sounds, and lined with colourful rickshaws. However, the best part of the city is the strips of homes set around the city's lakes.
Where to Stay in Udaipur - You can stay at resorts in Udaipur by Club Mahindra, set in the backdrop of scenic Aravalli Hills on your trip to Udaipur.
There is so much more to Bali than its swaying palm trees, blue-green waters and stunning golden beaches of Crystal Bay and Sanur Beach. Apart from sun, sand and sea, Bali offers a distinctive cultural landscape filled with temples like the ancient Tanah Lot temple from where you can also watch sunsets and Gunung Lebah set amid scenic surroundings of a jungle. Pura Goa Lawah is regarded as one of the six holiest places of worship in the city.
Bali is the heaven on earth with the most spectacular landscape consisting of deep green canopy, towering volcanoes, sandy shores and turquoise waters. You have the option to stay at one of the palatial oceanfront resorts, visit the island's many historic temples, or trek on an active volcano in Kintamani.
Where to Stay in Bali - You can stay at the Westin Resort Nusa Dua, a Club Mahindra affiliate on your trip to Bali. You can lay carefree on the resort’s private beach by the ocean.
Bangkok is one of the most exciting cities in the world that must be on your travel list. Home to vibrant and chaotic neighbourhoods, Bangkok offers you tempting shopping options in the world's biggest markets. Be ready to discover modern buildings next to some of the most impressive temples in the world.
Don’t miss exploring Bangkok from a boat that passes by the modern skyline, old temples and the floating markets. Visit the world's largest golden statue of Golden Buddha, Reclining Buddha, and Grand Palace, which is home to the Emerald Buddha.
Where to Stay in Bangkok - You can stay at Mac Boutique, a Club Mahindra affiliate resort in Bangkok.
Sitting on the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula is the compact and convenient city-state of Singapore. Visit the megacity that is home to numerous skyscrapers, countless shopping malls, and busy neighbourhoods. One of the most densely populated cities in the world, Singapore also houses the beautiful and relaxing Botanic Gardens. Visit the Gardens By The Bay, the iconic Merlion park, and also the stunning beaches of Sentosa on your trip to Singapore.
Singapore is regarded as one among the major modern cities in the world. The cosmopolitan city houses the world's biggest rooftop pool and is also a fabulous food destination. One of the city’s biggest attractions is its nature-themed Jewel Changi Airport. One of the best airports in the world, it features the world's tallest indoor waterfall, an indoor suspension bridge and a butterfly garden.
Singapore is a brand-new country that gained its full independence from the UK recently, in 1965. Now a financial powerhouse, Singapore is one of the most amazing Asian cities to visit. The city has lush rainforests, lively coastal places and themed attractions. Its Universal Studios park and its adventure offering of the 50-metre bungee jump makes Singapore a thrilling destination.
Where to Stay in Singapore - You can make the Club Mahindra’s affiliate ParkRoyal Resort on Kitchener Road your base to explore the city.
Asia is definitely a continent with amazingly unique attractions present in its major, modern cities. Visit these highly beautiful appealing tourist cities in Asia for their uniqueness, mystery, poetry, culture, history and exquisite food. We hope that you go on a trip to one of the best cities to visit in Asia, getting inspired from this list of Asian cities to visit!