The manmade ancient wonders of Asia are a far cry from the huge engineering projects and high rise buildings that now litter the region. As wondrous as these modern feats of engineering are, they don’t have the mystique and romance of their antique cousins. The ancient wonders of Asia are hugely popular with travelers and feature on many a bucket list. Here are some of the most incredible manmade ancient wonders of Asia.
1. Banaue Rice Terraces, the Philippines
Rice terraces are not uncommon in this part of the world but what makes the terraces of Banaue one of the ancient wonders of Asia is their sheer size. Unequaled elsewhere in terms of height and vastness, what makes them even more amazing is knowing they have been created over the past two thousand years using only hand tools.