5 Greatest Places in Asia to Expereince in 2019 – Time's Version

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5 Greatest Places in Asia to Expereince in 2019 – Time's Version

The Time Magazine published its annual list of the World's Greatest Places 2019. As before, it is a treasure box of new and newly noteworthy destinations to experience right now – get inspired!

The greatest places to VISIT in Asia in 2019 are:

1. Mori Building Digital Art MuseumTokyo, Japan
It is the world's first museum totally dedicated to the digital art. Opened in the beginning of 2018, it welcomed its 1,000,000th visitor five months later.

2. National Kaohsiung Centre for the ArtsKaohsiung, Taiwan
It is the world's largest performing-arts centre under one roof – well, and it is the roof of a former Jananese military base. Opened in October 2018, the centre features five venues including a 20,000-seat outdoor theatre.

3. VAC LibraryHanoi, Vietnam
It is a Farming Architects project in Hanoi that combines a library, an urban farm and a playground to teach kids about ecosystems and agriculture. The collection of books is not that large but the mini-ecosystem of the project is a piece of art.

4. Xiqu CentreHong Kong, China
It is a brand-new home for traditional Chinese theatre. While gearing at preservation of the centuries-old form of theater art, the centre also hosts workshops and exhibitions. Xiqu Centre is the first performance venue to open as part of Hong Kong’s sprawling West Kowloon Cultural District.

5. Statue of UnityGujarat, India
At 182 m, it is the world's tallest statue. The statue towers over the Sardar Sarovar Dam in the western Indian state of Gujarat. It is possible to climb up to the chest of the statue for an outstanding view of the surrounding mountains.



Qatar Airways to Fly to Langkawi from October

Qatar Airways, the state-owned flag carrier of Qatar, introduces flights between Doha, Qatar, and the island of Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia this October.

23 September 2019

September–October Schedule of Rehearsals for Royal Barge Procession

Bangkok is preparing for the Royal Barge Procession that will take place on October, 24, 2019. The sixth minor rehearsal for the Royal Barge Procession will be held on September, 27 – if you happen to be in Bangkok, make a beeline for Chao Phraya River to see it.

23 September 2019

Railway Line to Connect West Bengal and Sikkim in India

A direct train may link Sealdah in West Bengal to Rangpo in Sikkim by 2021, as the Indian Railways has set the date the Sivok-Rangpo line is expected to become operational. Once completed, the 44.9 km railway line will offer one of the most picturesque this train journeys in the country.

22 September 2019