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Two Minutes Highlights - Asian Destinations

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With its name meaning sunrise, dating back to classical antiquity, Asia cradled some of the oldest civilizations, like Mesopotamia, Babylonia, and Phoenicia. It gave birth to most of the world’s major religions – Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The historical heritage of these civilizations can be found all over the continent: the colossal Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia, the Great Wall of China, the monumental Forbidden City in Beijing, ivory-white Taj Mahal in the city of Agra, India, the Grand Palace of Bangkok, the pink sandstone cliffs of Petra and others, many of them UNESCO World Heritage Sites.