Fushimi Inari Taisha, Kyoto, Japan

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Fushimi Inari-taisha is the head shrine of the kami Inari, located in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. Fushimi Inari Taisha is a popular shrine in Kyoto and is always open. It is especially beautiful at night, and this post features night photos and tips. Visiting Fushimi Inari after sunset is one of the best travel hacks for Japan, as you can avoid crowds at Fushimi Inari by visiting in the evening.

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Marina Bay Sands Singapore, Singapore

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The Marina Bay Sands is an integrated resort fronting Marina Bay within the Downtown Core district of Singapore. Marina Bay Sands is unique because of its architecture and of course because of the amazing infinity pool on the 57th floor. With a height of 200 meters, this is the highest swimming pool in the world! The hotel has a total of 2561 rooms. The building houses 1 museum, 7 star restaurants, 2 theater halls and the largest casino in the world with 500 tables and 1600 slot machines. In summary, a special hotel!

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Forbidden City, Beijing, China

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The Forbidden City, also known as the Palace Museum, lies in the city center of Beijing, and was once the Chinese imperial palace of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368 – 1911). It was listed as a World Heritage Site in 1987 and is the largest, best-preserved ancient timber-built palace complex in the world.

The city where it was forbidden to ordinary Chinese until the fall of the emperors. Today, however, anyone can step inside to see the nearly countless buildings, pavilions and art galleries with over a million surviving works.

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Oriental Pearl Tower, Shanghai, China

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Located in the Pudong New District of the alluring city of Shanghai, the Oriental Pearl Radio and Television Tower is an enthralling sight to behold. It is the 6th tallest tower in the world and the 2nd tallest television tower in China. The building is an amalgamation of ancient construction concepts fused with modern facilities, amenities, and recreational activities.

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Mount Fuji, Fujinomiya, Japan

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Mount Fuij is Japan’s most famous mountain. The distinctive mountain adorns many paintings, postcards and travel guides and has been adored by the Japanese people for hundreds of years. Experienced climbers can venture up, but trust us: the mountain is just as impressive from a distance.

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Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Notre Dame Cathedral is located in the Commune Square of Paris. After their conquest of Saigon (the former name of Ho Chi Minh City), the French colonists wanted to build their own church.

It is one of the main attractions of the city that attracts both Vietnam and foreign tourists. More than a century after its construction, Ho Chi Minh City’s Notre Dame Cathedral has retained its incredible beauty.

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Istiqlal Mosque, Jakarta, Java

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Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia is the largest mosque in Southeast Asia and the third largest Sunni mosque in term of capacity, as it can accommodate congregations of up to 120,000 people.

Located at Jalan Taman Wijaya Kusuma in Central Jakarta, on the north eastern corner of the Merdeka Square, the Istiqlal Mosque stands out with its 45m diameter dome and tall minarets. Standing almost right across the old Catholic Church at the corner of Jalan Lapangan Banteng, the Istiqlal mosque was designed in 1954 by Frederich Silaban, a Christian architect from North Sumatra.

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The Grand Palace, Bangkok, Thailand

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The Grand Palace in Bangkok is a must for any first time visitor. The Grand Palace is a complex of buildings at the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. The palace has been the official residence of the Kings of Siam (and later Thailand) since 1782. If you are going to spend any time in Bangkok, plan a trip to see this magnificent display of opulence that serves as the religious, ritual, and spiritual center of the country for all Thai people.

Even though only certain areas of the main palace are fully open to tourists, the outlying structures and gardens showcase some of the most spectacular architecture, sculptures, and Artworks in Thailand.

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Monkey Forest, Ubud, Bali

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Monkey Forest Ubud is the sanctuary or natural habitat of Balinese long tailed Monkey. It is located at Padangtegal Ubud, Bali. This piece of jungle owes its name to its hairy inhabitants: as many as 600 cheeky macaques live there. With their soft fur and cute snout, the monkeys look harmless, but keep a close eye on your belongings. The monkeys are fond of food, but also regularly run off with bags and cameras.
The forest is also conveniently positioned near Ubud Town Center, and within easy walking distance from guesthouses and resorts along the main roads of Jalan Hanoman. Besides watching playful monkeys in their natural habitat, swinging through canopies, lazing along pathways or feeding on bananas, the site offers cool walks along paved pathways through a leafy nutmeg forest.

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