Category: Asia

Siem Reap 3

Departure towards the capital in the direction of the provincial capital of Kampong Thom, located just over half way between Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. This was once the Royal Way and at Kampong Kdei the passage will take place on the stone bridge of Spean Praptos, dating back to the Khmer period and built…

By fan fulla 15 March 2018 Off

Bangkok 2015

a destination that we wanted to touch, so for the Easter holidays we decided to spend them in Bangkok. Flight Emirates Rome Dubai Bangkok, high quality hotel on the banks of the Chao Phraya: Chatrium riverside hotel , treatment B & B, we arrived very early but we only had to wait an hour and…

By fan fulla 9 March 2018 Off

Meiji Shrine

A surprising place is the shrine of Meiji Jingu, in fact it is a huge park that hosts a forest of beautiful trees and perfectly harmonious, is used both as a place of worship and as a space to stroll and relax. For Shintoism relationship with nature and its forces is the foundational and the…

By asiatico 25 May 2014 Off

Benares

According to a legend, the city was founded by the Hindu god Shiva, several thousand years ago, so making it one of the goals of the most important pilgrimage in the country. It is in fact one of the seven sacred cities of the Hindus. Varanasi was an industrial center famous for its muslin and…

By asiatico 24 May 2014 Off

Orcha

The city is famous for its enormous palace fortress on an island in the river Betwa. The island is surrounded by a wall with battlements, the palace-fortress is made ​​up of several buildings built at different times, the main buildings are the Rajmandir and Jahangir Mahal. The Rajmandir is built on a square base and…

By asiatico 24 May 2014 Off

Khajurao

Khajuraho was sorrounded by a wall with eight gates at both sides of which were set two golden palm trees. Originally within the city walls were over 80 temples, but only 22 of them have been preserved up to us without breaking down and go broke, they are placed on an area of ​​about 21…

By asiatico 24 May 2014 Off

Kathmandu

City — Pashupatinath — Swayambhunath — Bodnath is the largest city of Nepal, is situated in the valley of central Nepal, and is surrounded by the rivers Bagmati ( river sacred to Hindus ) and Vishnumati . These two rivers delineate substantially the urban area itself . The urban center of the city has a core mostly dating back to the…

By asiatico 23 May 2014 Off

Jaipur

It is also famous by the name of ” pink city ,” for the predominant color of its houses. The city is rich in monuments, some of them very beautiful. The most strange is the Jantar Mantar which is nothing more than an astronomical observatory in the open air, where the huge astronomical instruments are…

By asiatico 23 May 2014 Off

Delhi

The points of interest that we visited: the  Delhi Red Fort , Great Mosque , the minaret of Qutb Minar and Mausoleum of Humayun . Delhi is located on the banks of river Yamuna in northern India, is one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world . Delhi was been the capital of several…

By asiatico 23 May 2014 Off

Bharatpur

Bharatpur ‘eastern gateway of the Rajasthan’, was founded by Maharaja Suraj Mal in 1733 AD, and was once an impregnable well-fortified city, was called so, to dedicate it to Bharatpur Bharat, the brother of Lord Rama. Bharatpur is also known as ‘Lohagarh’. Also famous for its forest called ‘GHANA’ built in 1896 by the Governement…

By asiatico 23 May 2014 Off