Each stone and brick has a story; every landscape a history we’ll never know. Visit (or revisit) these wondrous natural and man-made icons in Asia through vibrant panoramic capture, courtesy of the tireless crew behind AirPano.com.
GETTING THERE Angkor Wat is easily accessible from Siem Reap, the nearest city.The jungle hid this truly monumental temple for centuries. Though restored and cleared of vegetation, it still holds mysteries of the long-gone Khmer empire that built it.
Indonesia has the most volcanoes in the world, and Mt Bromo stands out because of the rugged beauty of its landscape, not to mention its relative accessibility.
GETTING THERE Surabaya is the nearest major city from Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park.
Mention Myanmar and you would likely think of two things: Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, or the numerous pagodas dotting the arid plains of Bagan, both of which rightly deserve to be on must-see lists.
GETTING THERE Beijing is the gateway to most international visitors to the Great Wall.From the ground, it is difficult to fathom the length of the Great Wall, which spans thousands of kilometres. In this panoramic shots, you can view the less-visited unrestored and underwater sections.
GETTING THERE From Hanoi, buses ply the route to Halong Bay.According to the legend, Mother Dragon and her children helped repel invaders by spewing out jewels that formed a protective barrier. The jewels turned into thousands of limestone islands, now with caves lit in rainbow colours.
GETTING THERE AirAsia flies to Male, the capital of Maldives, from Kuala Lumpur. For the ultimate in luxurious and exclusive resort islands and atolls, jet setters and celebrities head for the Maldives. You’ll find all shades of blue here, both underwater and above it.
There is no landmark in India more internationally recognised than this 17th century marble mausoleum dedicated by Shah Jahan to his favourite wife, who died in childbirth.
GETTING THERE Delhi is where most international travelers enter India to visit Agra, which is accessible from the capital by train.