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The Best Asian Countries to Visit 

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List Rules Vote up any country in Asia that is a great tourist destination

List of the best Asian countries to visit, as ranked by world travelers, avid tourists, and Asian culture experts. Any fan of Asian culture has always dreamed of the day when they could explore the interesting cities and taste the exotic cuisine of their favorite Asian countries. Over the past few decades many Asian countries have become extremely welcoming to tourists, with many hot spots specifically designed with adventurous travelers in mind. Countries like Singapore and Japan are often home to business people from all over the world, so there are many English speaking natives who are accommodating to travelers. This list answers the question, “What are the best Asian countries for travelers?”

The countries on this list are the best that Asia has to offer for visitors. Cities like Bangkok encompass everything a tourist could want, including golden palaces, historical temples, and shopping centers filled with all the culture you could ever want. Tokyo, Japan is the Mecca for pop culture lovers around the world. China has the best food that any fan of Asian culture could ever dream of trying. So now you know where to go in Asia.

No matter why you want to travel to Asia, the countries on this list have just what you need. With friendly natives, fun activities, and glorious sights, there’s nothing more you can ask for in a vacation.

list ordered by
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Japan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Tokyo
2
South Korea is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Seoul
3
Singapore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Singapore
4
Thailand is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Bangkok
5
Indonesia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Jakarta
6
Nepal is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Kathmandu
7
Turkey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Ankara
8
Philippines is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Manila
9
India is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
New Delhi
10
Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Hanoi
11
Cambodia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Phnom Penh
12
Malaysia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Kuala Lumpur
13
Myanmar is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Naypyidaw
14
Hong Kong is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
15
Taiwan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Taipei
16
China is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Beijing
17
Laos is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Vientiane
18
Maldives is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Malé
19
Kazakhstan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Astana
20
Sri Lanka is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Shahid Khan added Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte
21
Mongolia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Ulan Bator
22
Uzbekistan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Tashkent
23
Bhutan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Thimphu
24
Kyrgyzstan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Bishkek
25
Armenia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Yerevan