The most beautiful places in Southeast Asia

The best of Southeast Asia

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful places in Southeast Asia
Inserted: 20.02.2022
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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Southeast Asia is a large region that is very popular with tourists. It includes 10 countries: Brunei, the Philippines, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Here you will find beautiful beaches, tropical jungle, mountains, lots of volcanoes, but also interesting, especially Buddhist, monuments. Let's take a look at what you should definitely visit in Southeast Asia.

1.
Angkor Wat

The largest religious complex of the world

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| Altitude: 37 m / 121 ft

The most significant monument of Southeast Asia is undoubtedly the extensive complex of Angkor Wat. He even… continue reading

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Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park

The most beautiful area of Indonesia

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Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park is a beautiful example of volcanic activity in Indonesia. In the caldera… continue reading

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Bagan

Altitude: 71 m / 233 ft

Bagan also known as Pagan is the most famous tourist destination in Myanmar. It was the center of the Kingdom… continue reading

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Ha Long Bay

The most beautiful area of Vietnam

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One of the biggest attractions of Vietnam and the coast of Asia is the Ha Long Bay. There are thousands of… continue reading

5.
Chocolate hills on Bohol

One of the biggest attractions in the Philippines

Altitude: 253 m / 830 ft

The chocolate hills are one of the biggest attractions not only on the island of Bohol, but in the entire… continue reading

6.
Krabi and Phi Phi

Jewelry in the Andaman Sea

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For many, the most beautiful part of the Thai coast is located just a few kilometers from the administrative… continue reading

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Kawah Ijen

The most famous crater of Indonesia

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| Altitude: 2 152 m / 7 060 ft

Almost at the very eastern end of the island of Java you will find a very interesting place – the crater… continue reading

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Rice fields in Sapa

Rice fields under the mountains

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| Altitude: 634 m / 2 080 ft

Under the tallest Fan Si Pan mountains in Vietnam you will find the Sapa town. Near the town are the… continue reading

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Padar Island

The most beautiful island of Komodo National Park

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| Altitude: 126 m / 413 ft

Padar Island is located in Komodo National Park, between the two larger islands of Komodo and Rinca. Most… continue reading

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Borobudur

The largest Buddhist temple in the world

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| Altitude: 269 m / 883 ft

Borobudur is the most significant monument of Indonesia and the largest Buddhist temple in the world. It's… continue reading

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Wat Phra Kaeo

The holiest Buddhist temple in Thailand

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| Altitude: 8 m / 26 ft

Wat Phra Kaeo Buddhist Temple is located in the very center of Bangkok, within the grounds of the Royal… continue reading

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Mount Rinjani (3,726m)

The highest mountain on the island of Lombok

Altitude: 3 726 m / 12 224 ft

The still active volcano Mount Rinjani (3,726 m above sea level) is one of the highest volcanoes in Indonesia… continue reading

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Sukhothai

The most beautiful Thai historical city

Altitude: 64 m / 210 ft

Sukhothai is located more than 400 kilometers north of Bangkok. It is divided into New Sukhothai, where there… continue reading

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Shwedagon Pagoda

Golden Pagoda

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| Altitude: 66 m / 217 ft

The Shwedagon Pagoda is known under the very apt name of the Golden Pagoda. It is truly adorned with true… continue reading

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Dieng Plateau

The remains of a gigantic volcano

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Interesting Dieng Plateau is located near from town Wonosobo. You will find here volcanoes, craters, lakes… continue reading

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Prambanan

The largest Hindu temple in Indonesia

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| Altitude: 153 m / 502 ft

Prambanan is the famous and largest Hindu temple in Indonesia. It is listed in UNESCO's cultural heritage. It… continue reading

18.
Tegalalang Rice Terrace

Famous rice plantations in Bali

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| Altitude: 435 m / 1 427 ft

Tegalalang Rice Terrace is a very popular place in Bali thanks to the very beautiful terraced rice fields. continue reading

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Mount Agung

The highest mountain and the volcano of the island

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| Altitude: 3 031 m / 9 944 ft

Mount Agung is the highest mountain and the highest volcano on the island of Bali. Ascent to the volcano is… continue reading

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Pura Luhur Uluwatu Temple

The sea temple on the cliffs

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| Altitude: 30 m / 98 ft

This temple is located on the southern tip of the island of Bali. It is built on high cliffs. This complex is… continue reading

21.
Rangko Cave

Beautiful stalactite cave with swimming

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| Altitude: 24 m / 79 ft

Beautiful and not very well-known cave near Labuan Bajo. continue reading

22.
Wat Pho

The Temple of the reclining Buddha

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| Altitude: 12 m / 39 ft

Wat Pho also known as Wat Phra Chetuphon is known mainly due to the huge lying Buddha. It is considered as… continue reading

23.
Mo Koh Lanta

Koh Lanta National Park

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| Altitude: 0 m / 0 ft

At the very western end of the island of Koh Lanta National Park stretches Mo Koh Lanta, which offers several… continue reading

24.
Royal Palace in Phnom Penh

The largest monument in Phnom Penh

Altitude: 11 m / 36 ft

The Royal Palace was built at the beginning of the 19th century and is still the seat of the Cambodian king … continue reading

25.
Ayutthaya

The historic capital of Thailand

Altitude: 6 m / 20 ft

Ayutthaya is the former capital of Thailand. Its importance declined after the looting of the Burmese in the… continue reading

26.
The highest prospect

The most famous attractions on the island of Langkawi

Altitude: 668 m / 2 192 ft

On the way up to the highest viewpoint, the bridge can be seen in all its beauty with a beautiful green… continue reading

27.
Hue Imperial City

The capital of the last Vietnamese emperors

Altitude: 5 m / 16 ft

The former Hue Nguyen Hue Imperial City is located in Central Vietnam. The dominant feature of the historic… continue reading

28.
Mekong Delta

Delta is the tenth longest river in the world

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It is almost five thousand kilometers long pilgrimage of the Mekong waters from Tibet to its mouth into the… continue reading

29.
Petronas Towers

The tallest twin skyscrapers in the world

Altitude: 40 m / 131 ft

Petronas Towers is located in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. Between 1998 and 2004, it was the… continue reading

30.
Kek Lok Si Temple

The largest Buddhist temple in Malaysia

Altitude: 62 m / 203 ft

The largest Buddhist temple in Malaysia – Kek Lok Si – is located in Penang Island in North Malaysia. It is… continue reading

31.
Goa Gajah Temple

Elephant cave and much more

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| Altitude: 160 m / 525 ft

This temple complex is located in a valley that has been covered by an earthquake. Fortunately, it was… continue reading

32.
Kuang Si Waterfalls

The most famous waterfalls in Laos

Altitude: 488 m / 1 601 ft

About thirty kilometers from the famous city of Luang Prabang are the magical travertine waterfalls of Kuang… continue reading

33.
Wat Xieng Thong

The most famous temple in Luang Prabang

Altitude: 297 m / 974 ft

The most famous city in Northern Laos is Luang Prabang and the most famous temple is Wat Xieng Thong – the… continue reading

34.
Bena

Traditional village under the volcano

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One of the most beautiful traditional villages of Flores is Bena, located near Bajawa. The views of the… continue reading

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