Asia is both the largest and the most populous continent on Earth. The continent consists of 49 sovereign states, 6 dependent territories, and 6 states with limited international recognition. Many of the first settlements of humans originate in Asia so it has a long and interesting history. As it is such a large continent that is home to such a high proportion of the world’s population, it is little wonder that Asia also offers a diverse and fascinating experience for visitors. Each of the countries has its own unique history and culture that travelers can discover visiting each destination. Asia is also home to some of the world’s most fascinating and exciting attractions. Here are 20 of the top attractions in Asia.