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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1,308 568
Japan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Japan Tokyo

2
1,002 579
Thailand is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Thailand Bangkok

3
1,011 523
South Korea is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
South Korea Seoul

4
968 497
Singapore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Singapore Singapore

5
744 522
Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Vietnam Hanoi

6
781 381
Philippines is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Philippines Manila

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1,296 981
Nepal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Nepal Kathmandu

8
789 463
Indonesia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Indonesia Jakarta

9
452 335
Malaysia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

10
930 693
India is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
India New Delhi

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640 578
China is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
China Beijing

12
459 235
Hong Kong is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit

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352 207
Turkey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Turkey Ankara

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571 417
Cambodia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Cambodia Phnom Penh

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464 401
Taiwan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Taiwan Taipei

16
254 174
Maldives is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Maldives Malé

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510 378
Myanmar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Myanmar Naypyidaw

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421 349
Laos is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Laos Vientiane

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229 175
Mongolia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Mongolia Ulan Bator

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241 176
Kazakhstan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Kazakhstan Astana

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217 183
Armenia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Armenia Yerevan

22
158 175
Uzbekistan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Uzbekistan Tashkent

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161 154
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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292 258
Isreal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Isreal

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167 182
Bhutan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Bhutan Thimphu

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139 148
Azerbaijan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Azerbaijan Baku

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157 183
Kyrgyzstan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Kyrgyzstan Bishkek

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140 175
Brunei is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan

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179 242
Bangladesh is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Bangladesh Dhaka

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117 168
Timor-Leste is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit

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109 149
Tajikistan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Tajikistan Dushanbe

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110 156
Turkmenistan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Turkmenistan Ashgabat

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72 142
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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215 402
Pakistan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
ahmad-sahi added Pakistan Islamabad

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72 128
Oman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ramy Al Masry added Oman Muscat

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28 46
Egypt is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Egypt Cairo

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72 135
Iran is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
sogol added Iran Tehran

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65 141
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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20 41
Lebanon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Lebanon Beirut

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62 135
Bahrain is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ramy Al Masry added Bahrain Manama

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20 43
Jordan is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Jordan Amman

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96 180
North Korea is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Guest_7e0895be-a2e4-4920-9b94-084b2027a643 added North Korea Pyongyang

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17 46
United Arab Emirates is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

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13 47
State of Palestine is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added State of Palestine

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10 51
Afghanistan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Afghanistan Kabul

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11 48
Syria is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Syria Damascus

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10 50
Saudi Arabia is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Saudi Arabia Riyadh

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7 2
Georgia is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Georgia Tbilisi

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9 50
Iraq is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Iraq Baghdad

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9 49
Yemen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Yemen Sana'a