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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1,337 579
Japan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Japan Tokyo

2
1,016 593
Thailand is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Thailand Bangkok

3
1,023 535
South Korea is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
South Korea Seoul

4
982 506
Singapore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Singapore Singapore

5
753 532
Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Vietnam Hanoi

6
789 391
Philippines is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Philippines Manila

7
1,306 987
Nepal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Nepal Kathmandu

8
796 474
Indonesia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Indonesia Jakarta

9
459 348
Malaysia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

10
947 712
India is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
India New Delhi

11
648 592
China is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
China Beijing

12
468 244
Hong Kong is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit

13
357 215
Turkey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Turkey Ankara

14
576 423
Cambodia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Cambodia Phnom Penh

15
471 404
Taiwan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Taiwan Taipei

16
425 352
Laos is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Laos Vientiane

17
515 383
Myanmar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Myanmar Naypyidaw

18
256 180
Maldives is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Maldives Malé

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234 179
Mongolia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Mongolia Ulan Bator

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248 180
Kazakhstan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Kazakhstan Astana

21
222 186
Armenia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Armenia Yerevan

22
164 179
Uzbekistan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Uzbekistan Tashkent

23
166 157
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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294 263
Isreal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Isreal

25
172 185
Bhutan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Bhutan Thimphu

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159 187
Kyrgyzstan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Kyrgyzstan Bishkek

27
139 154
Azerbaijan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Azerbaijan Baku

28
140 180
Brunei is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan

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121 171
Timor-Leste is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit

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181 251
Bangladesh is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Bangladesh Dhaka

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110 152
Tajikistan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Tajikistan Dushanbe

32
112 159
Turkmenistan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Turkmenistan Ashgabat

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73 147
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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221 407
Pakistan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
ahmad-sahi added Pakistan Islamabad

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73 132
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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32 49
Egypt is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Egypt Cairo

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75 139
Iran is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
sogol added Iran Tehran

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65 148
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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63 141
Bahrain is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ramy Al Masry added Bahrain Manama

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20 47
Lebanon is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Lebanon Beirut

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22 47
Jordan is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Jordan Amman

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98 188
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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18 51
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 53
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 54
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 52
Saudi Arabia is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Saudi Arabia Riyadh

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11 51
Syria is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Syria Damascus

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8 3
Georgia is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Georgia Tbilisi

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10 51
Yemen is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Yemen Sana'a

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8 6
Russia is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Russia Moscow