Tag: Asia

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

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

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

Xian

Xi’an (西安; Sian is in Italian), is the capital of Shaanxi Province. Known as one of the most important cities in Chinese history, Xi’an is in the list of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China because it was the capital of no less than 13 dynasties, including the Zhou, the Qin, the Han and…

By asiatico 23 May 2014 Off

Shangai

The city of Shànghǎi, 上海 Shanghai, situated on the Huangpu River at the delta of the Yangtze, is the most populous city in China and one of the most populous cities in the world, as well as the second autonomous municipality of the country. Shanghai is seen as the economic capital of China. With the…

By asiatico 23 May 2014 Off

Guilin

The city of Guilin, 桂林, Kuei-lin is one of the most picturesque Chinese Town. Its name means “forest of Alexandrian Senna” for the large number of these plants in the city. For the Chinese, “the mountains and rivers in Guilin are the best under heaven.” Located in the North East of Guangxi on the west…

By asiatico 23 May 2014 Off

India

Delhi — Jaipur — Neemrana — Agra — Orcha — Khajurao — Varanasi — Kathmandu — over the Himalayas The magic India that has attracted and conquered us, a travel package proposed by ” i viaggi dell’elefante” of Rome that is specialized in mid and far east destinations. There we had a local guide with excellent and fluent Italian (Hello Prem Kumar a hug). Pleasant journey through Rajasthan, the chaotic Delhi,…

By asiatico 23 May 2014 Off