Asia is home to some of the oldest cultures, as well as amazing landscapes and mouthwatering delicacies. All the aforementioned factors make it one of the ideal places for a holiday destination. Listed below are the top 5 trendy cities you must visit in 2017.
- Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
UAE’s version of Louvre, a building that appears to be floating above a man-made lake, is all set to open in 2017. It is to house, carvings from Chinese Buddhists, and Italian works of art lent from the other Louvre. The Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque, an awe-inspiring and outstanding landmark despite its extravagance, manages to exude a peace, ideal for contemplation of its beauty and grandeur. Also, do not miss out on Ferrari World, the only amusement park dedicated to the Formula 1 icon.
- Zhangjiajie, China
Zhangjiajie is home to the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, a natural wonderland integrating cliffs, mountains, caves, forest and streams. The glass bridge offers a spectacular of the entire canyon, and is the longest and tallest glass bridge on earth. The Sky Ladder, a wooden ladder along ridges and steep cliffs, spans right from the top of the mountain to its bottom. It offers a bird’s eye view of The One Line Sky, a gorge near the entrance of the canyon. Some other must-see spots are Bandits’ Cave, The Family Portrait, and The Slide Way.
- Sapporo, Japan
Now, reaching Sapporo has become easier, as Japan’s bullet trains extend to its northernmost region, Hokkaido. Shiro Koibito Park is one of the most popular tourist attractions, since it is a theme park created by, a local chocolate company. Make cookies hands-on at workshops, visit exhibits associated with chocolate or observe the cookie production process of the factory. Mount Moiwa, Sapporo Beer Museum and the Historic Village of Hokkaido along with ramen, make it quite popular.
- Seoul, South Korea
Travel to Seoul this year to witness the all new Skygarden, a highway, which has been transformed into a public space and pedestrian walkway. It is filled with markets, flower shops, libraries, greenhouse and cafes. Avid travelers would definitely want to visit this attraction which is supposed to be completed by the end of 2017.
- Siem Reap, Cambodia
Siem Reap, the gateway to Angkor, this city is filled with scents of Khmer delicacies and tuk tuks. Recently, several older cities have been discovered around 700 year old temple complex of Angkor Wat. While Siem Reap is often just a base for tourists visiting Angkor, it has a thriving nightlife and spectacular restaurants.
Explore these hot cities this year, if you enjoy the rush of travelling and witnessing remarkable natural and man-made landmarks.