Must-See UNESCO World Heritage Sites in our Neighboring Southeast Asian Countries

Bucket list alert!

We already know the different UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Philippines teems with historical, cultural and natural grandeur. Also situated in our neighboring countries in Southeast Asia, a number of landmarks — both natural and man-made that are also brimming with history and charm, awaits travelers. To help you plot your historical hopping bucket list in South East Asia, here are some must-see UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

THAILAND
Historic City of Ayutthaya

One would need half a day at the least, to explore this vast area comprising of beautiful ruins of the old city of Ayutthaya — which dates back to the kingdom of King Ramathibodi I in 1351. Ever seen that image of the head of Buddha entwined in the roots of a tree? Yes, that’s in Ayutthaya and among else located here — are grand temples and other majestic reminders of a storied past.

About the Author

Marky Ramone Go

Marky Ramone Go

Marky Ramone Go is a travel-junkie, writer and photographer based in the Philippines. Aside from contributing articles to various publications and websites, he narrates his experiences wandering the tropical paradise of the Philippines, the culturally rich regions of South East Asia, Sri Lanka and India on his travel blog Nomadic Experiences. After Asia, he is keen on exploring South America and eventually hoping to trace Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" trail in the United States to Mexico.