travel The Best Asian Countries to Visit  

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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.

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Japan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Japan Tokyo

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937 540
Thailand is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Thailand Bangkok

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947 497
South Korea is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
South Korea Seoul

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913 474
Singapore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Singapore Singapore

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Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Vietnam Hanoi

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724 354
Philippines is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Philippines Manila

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Nepal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Nepal Kathmandu

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Indonesia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Indonesia Jakarta

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Malaysia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

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India is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
India New Delhi

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599 542
China is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
China Beijing

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Hong Kong is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit

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Cambodia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Cambodia Phnom Penh

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Turkey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Turkey Ankara

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Taiwan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Taiwan Taipei

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Laos is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Laos Vientiane

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Myanmar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Myanmar Naypyidaw

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Maldives is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Maldives Malé

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Mongolia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Mongolia Ulan Bator

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Kazakhstan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Kazakhstan Astana

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Armenia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Armenia Yerevan

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Uzbekistan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Uzbekistan Tashkent

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Sri Lanka is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Shahid Khan added Sri Lanka Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte

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Isreal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Isreal

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Kyrgyzstan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Kyrgyzstan Bishkek

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Azerbaijan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Azerbaijan Baku

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Bhutan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Bhutan Thimphu

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Brunei is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan

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Timor-Leste is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit

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Bangladesh is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Bangladesh Dhaka

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Turkmenistan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Turkmenistan Ashgabat

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Tajikistan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Tajikistan Dushanbe

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Qatar is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ramy Al Masry added Qatar Doha

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Oman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ramy Al Masry added Oman Muscat

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Pakistan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
ahmad-sahi added Pakistan Islamabad

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Iran is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
sogol added Iran Tehran

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North Korea is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Guest_7e0895be-a2e4-4920-9b94-084b2027a643 added North Korea Pyongyang

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Kuwait is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ramy Al Masry added Kuwait Kuwait City

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Bahrain is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ramy Al Masry added Bahrain Manama