|Grand Palace, Bangkok Thailand|
If you consider yourself a bit of a history buff, or are intrigued by the way things used to be, Southeast Asia is a great tourist destination for you. Steeped in history and culture, you don’t have to move far from the modern Vietnam hotels and fancy Balinese resorts to find the Southeast Asia of yesteryear. Here's a list of the top five historical highlights with a collective age that makes any nursing home look like a day care, you’ll be sure to get a history hit at any one of these famous tourist attractions.
Grand Palace, Thailand
|Sculptures in the Grand Palace, Bangkok Thailand|
Angkor Wat, Cambodia
|Angkor Wat, Cambodia|
Jalan Tokong, Malaysia
|Jalan Tokong, Malaysia|
Mother Temple of Besakih
|Mother Temple of Besakih, Bali|
Cao Dai Holy See Temple, Vietnam
|Interior of Cao Dai Holy See Temple, Vietnam|
You might get high-end luxury at hotels in Malaysia or resorts in Thailand, but to fully appreciate the historical significance of the region and the culture of its people, immersing yourself in a bit of local history with these landmarks and tourist attractions is essential.