Every one of use watching movies dreams of those places and wishes to travel there sometimes. Sometimes, even if that film is about space traveling, am I right? But it is time to book your plane tickets, get your hotel room reservation and go to an adventure equally fun to movies you have seen.
Today Travel Ticker team and I are going to share with you a list of movies that captured five most incredible places in Asia. Some of these Hollywood movies are action ones, some of them are comedies, but all of them show off the real beauty and essence of Asia and invites to travel the world too. So – without any further ado – let’s get to it!
Karate training at the Emperor’s home
It is no secret that the best martial arts training you can get in Eastern countries. This truth is captured in the super popular and classic movie “The Karate Kid.” In this film, little fellow Dre’s workouts take place in the most beautiful places in China.
In the movie, you will notice the Forbidden City, located in Beijing. The palace, where 24 different emperors lived, covers an area of 72 hectares. To see it all, you might be going to need a few days – there are almost nine thousand of different rooms in this palace. But it certainly worth it to book the whole day just to visit the Forbidden City in the capital city of China.
Party of the lifetime in Bangkok
You want to throw an unforgettable bachelor/bachelorette party, and you wish to keep track of your favorite Hollywood heroes’ roads? If yes – then you should visit Bangkok, which was the central location in another super popular comedy called “Hangover.”
Perfect location for a party can be Sirocco – an open-air bar located about two hundred meters above the city of Bangkok. So the panorama view will be breathtaking. This bar also offers a view of the city’s night lights and the old architecture, and from here you can see one of the capital’s most famous temple Wat Arun too.
Martial Arts and cookies from bamboo
After watching all those brave soldiers in the movie “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” many of us not only wanted to learn how to fly but also to visit many Chinese destinations pictured in this film.
Bamboo Sea region occupies 120 square meters and is very nearby the city of Jibing. This bamboo sea is really breathtaking to look at since it stands on more than 500 verdant hills, so walking through this forest will feel like you are in the movie for sure. And the photos are going to look amazing as well! Moreover, while visiting the museum located in this region, do not miss the chance to try out real cookies made from bamboo!
Romance in rice fields
While making a famous drama called “Eat, pray, love” creative team moved to the magical island of Bali. Remember vast rice fields, in which Elizabeth and Felipe first met? You can find exact same rice fields near city of Ubud, which is also considered to be the cultural center of the island. After admiring the renowned surroundings, do not forget to visit the bird park too. Here you can listen to more than 250 species of birds singing and fall in love with Bali so hard, you will never wish to leave this island ever again.
Bangkok moved to Malaysia
The film “Anna and the King” tells the story of love, which born in Thailand. However, the famous Bangkok’s harbor which we can see as the teacher is coming to the palace is actually the Khoo Kongsi temple we can find in Malaysia.
The temple takes the breath away with it charming ornately decorated roof, thousands of beautiful little sculptures all around the place, and beautiful carvings on the walls. The best time to visit the temple is during the sunrise then the chore of monks is singing their prayers. I can guarantee that you will love it for sure and will feel like Anna falling in love with the Thailand’s king once more!