17 Breathtaking Sights to See in Asia Before You Die

The vast continent of Asia is home to innumerable breathtaking sites. Here are just 17 must-see places in Asia:

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Taktsang Palphug

A monastery commonly known as Tiger’s Nest, this seventeenth-century structure was built into a mountainside 10,200 feet above the Paro Valley in Bhutan. The buildings are accessible through a series of steps carved out of the rock, wooden bridges, and caves.

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Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia

A UNESCO world heritage site, the Angkor Wat temple complex is the biggest religious monument in the entire world. Magnificent structures and a stunning sunrise view over the temple tops make this a must-see on any traveler’s list.

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Sagano Bamboo Forest, Japan

Found on the outskirts of Kyoto, the Bamboo Forest is an otherworldly wonder. Towering bamboo stalks line a beautiful walking path, making a soothing sound when the wind blows through them.