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Fabulous World Heritage Historic Sites in Southeast Asia

Fabulous World Heritage Historic Sites in Southeast Asia

Asia is a continent of contrasts, from sprawling beaches to rugged mountain ranges, from torrid summers and frigid winters, both in southern and Southeast Asia. South-east Asia experiences spring from March to May, summer from June to August, autumn from September to November and winter from December to February. South-east Asia is home to the Burmese, Filipino, Indonesian, Khmer, and Lao, mandarin, Tamil, Thai, and Vietnamese communities. Rich in historical and artistic treasures, Southeast Asia offers its visitors so much culture blended with great history and historical sites. Planning a holiday in such amazing region require smart planning and be start in booking it on sites such as www.Traveloka.com. Keep in mind the season you decide to go so you can pack wisely.

According to UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization), ancient ruins stand proudly in many of Southeast Asia’s countries. 37 cultural and natural sites have now been marked as world heritage. Great sculptures artists work and marble statues adorn the towns and cities. Some of these depict ancient Chinese dynasty, others represent Buddha and other religious and political figures. In Asia to love art is to embrace nature. Asians love nature and art in a big way.

Nature plays a significant role in their art and culture since the earliest dynastic era of the continent. A good holiday is never complete without great cuisine. The best thing about traveling is getting to enjoy meals from various parts of the world. Asia boasts of great cuisine like Som tam served as first course with some veggies, it is comprised of green papaya and some peanuts crab and shrimp meat with some fish sauce, beans, peanuts, sugar and lime too included in. You can opt for the grilled chicken and sticky rice, the Tom Yum Goong, pecking duck and noodle soup, Bahn Mi. in Bangkok Thailand you can enjoy the Pad Thai a famous dish that goes for just a dollar. Canola and sesame oil are used copiously. Peanut oil is also used.

Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

In terms of culture, Asians are warm generous and hospitable people. They enjoy conversation more as it is often considered as a form of art. There are multiple religions too. Some of the greatest world heritage sites are considered below.


This is a significant archeological site in this part of Asia. It stretches far and wide across the Northern Province. The site contains ancient ruins of Khmer Empire and sculptural decorations too. You will be able to visit different temples in this site including that of Angkor Wat, Bayon and Angkor Thom this is an exceptional site with extraordinary monuments depicting ancient civilization.

Lenggong valley-Malaysia

Found in the windswept and lush Malaysian valley of Lenggong, this site is a great archeological site that depicts the evolution history of man. Carbon dated to almost 2 million years ago, this is one of the earliest archaeological sites  in Malaysia and in the world. You will be able to see the ancient civilizations of man across the Paleolithic to the metal age here.

Baroque Churches in Philippines

These old-world architectural design churches in manila, Santa Maria, Miag-ao and Paoay are beautiful places. They are a preservation of ancient Chinese and Philippines architecture. Borobudur Temple in Indonesia.

Baroque Churches in Philippines

Church of San Agustin. Philippines

This is a Buddhist temple. The most magnificent thing you have ever set eyes on. The design is dramatic with a pyramid base, platforms and a top.

Ha long bay in Vietnam

Full of windswept island and their alien landscapes preserved as they were years ago because of minimal human interference, hence this is a great scenic attractiveness with its limestone pillars

Southeast Asia is adventurous with its awe inspiring sites. Plan early and get your plane ticket first. Research is important as it helps you come up with a plan of where to visit and when. Plane tickets can also be bought online which helps you save a few dollars. Some of reputable websites for booking accommodation are Expedia and Trip Advisor you will get no problems at all.


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