Thursday, September 10, 2009


Have you ever heard about the Seven Wonders of Southeast Asia?
No? Not yet.
Yes, we have just initiated a list of 7 Southeast Asian Wonders for your sake.
Here they are in an Alphabetical order. Enjoy!

Seven Wonders of Southeast Asia

1. Amazing Angkor, Cambodia

2. Beautiful Bagan, Myanmar (Burma)

3. Brilliant Banaue Rice Terraces, Phillipines


4. Blissful Borobudur, Indonesia

5. Prominent Petronas Twin Towers, Malaysia

6. Spectacular Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar (Burma)

 7. Wondrous Wat Phra Kaew, Thailand


Southeast Asia is a region of Asia, consisting of the countries, geographically South of China, East of India and North of Australia, namely Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar( Burma), Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Even though situated between world's two great civilizations, these countries developed their own unique Cultural Heritages and Archaeological Treasures that can rival any other greatest Wonders of the world.

SEA Lovers Club is a group of people who love the Cultures, Traditional food, Natural beauties and Hidden wonders of the people of Southeast Asia. Here, we ventured to select just our choices of the Seven Greatest Man-made Archaeological Wonders of Southeast Asia in an alphabetical order as follows:

1. Angkor Wat, Cambodia
2. Bagan, Myanmar (Burma)
3. Banaue Rice Terraces, Phillipines
4. Borobudur, Indonesia
5. Petronas Twin Towers, Malaysia
6. Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar (Burma)
7. Wat Phra Kaew, Thailand

Other Wonders and Landmarks

There are many other remarkable wonders which deserve a place in this list throughout the SEA countries. But we have our limit to choose only Sevens. The other amazing sites and outstanding SEA landmarks are listed as follows:

Pha That Luang, Laos
2. Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque, Brunei
3. Thien Mu pagoda. Hue, Vietnam
4. Statue of Merlion, Singapore
5. Statue of Our Lady at Mt. Ramelau, Timor-Leste
6. Sukhothai, Thailand
7. Mrauk-U,  Myanmar
8. Prambanan Hindu Temple, Indonesia
9. Kek Lok Si Temple, Malaysia
10. Plain of Jars, Laos
11. Cebu Taoist Temple, Philippines
12. Mingun,
Myanmar (Burma)
13. Wat Phra Phatom, Thailand
14. Preah Vihear, Cambodia
15. Sultan Salahuddin ABdul Aziz Mosque, Malaysia
16. Esplanade, Singapore
17. Wat Arun, Thailand
18. Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda,
Myanmar (Burma)
19. Banteay Srei, Cambodia
20. Wat Phou, Laos

Tuesday, September 1, 2009


There are many amazing Natural Wonders in Southeast Aisa, which made us very tough to choose only Sevens from them. Please add or comment on the SEA Seven Natural Wonders of your choice. Here is the list of some fabulous natural sites of the region we have so far.

Mountain Peaks

1. Mt. Hkakabo Razi,  Myanmar (
2. Mt. Jaya, Indonesia
3. Mt. Agung, Indonesia
4. Mt. Kinabalu, Malaysia
5. Fansipan, Vietnam
6. Mt. Apo, Philippines

7. Mt. Victoria, Myanmar (Burma)


1. Chocolate Hills
2. Mt. Mayon
3. Mt. Krakatoa
4. Mt. Rinjani
5. Taal Volcano


1. Mekong
2. Salween
3. Irrawaddy
4. Chao Phraya


1. Inle Lake
2. Tonlé Sap
3. Lake Toba
4. Yak Loum Lake
5. Reh Lake
6. Tasek Merimbun


1. Hang Son Doong Cave
2. Lowa Caves

3. Nam Tok Thilawsu
4. Khonephapheng falls
5. Kbal Chhay Waterfall
6. Pyinoolwin Aniskan Dat-taw-gyaint waterfall
7. Stong Falls
8. Limunsudan Falls


1. Mergui Archipelago
2. Can Gio
3. Ko Phi Phi
4. Sipadan
5. Jaco


1. Ha Long Bay
2. Phang Nga Bay
3. Tubbataha Reefs

National Parks/Wildlife Reserves

1. Komodo National Park
2. Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park
3. Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park
4. Khao Yai National Park
5. Hukawng Valley Wildlife Sanctuary
6. Mulu National Park

7. Nam Ha National Park

8. Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
9. Lampi Marine National Park

7 Wonders of Asia

1.  The Glorious Great Wall
2.  Terrific Taj Mahal
3.  Amazing Angkor Wat
4.     Beautiful Bagan
5.     Blissful Borobudur
6.     Preeminent Petra
7.     Prestigious Potala Palace

12 Wonders of the World

1.     Pyramids of Egypt – World’s most Amazing
2.     The Great Wall – World’s Greatest
3.     Taj Mahal - World’s most Beautiful
4.     Angkor Wat - World’s most Magnificent
5.     Machu Picchu - World’s most Fascinating
6.     Bagan - World’s most Splendid
7.     Parthenon - World’s most Gorgeous
8.     Borobudur
9.     Hagia Sophia
10.  Teotihuacan
11.  Petra
12.  Maui Statues of Easter Island

12 Natural Wonders of the World

1.     Mt. Everest
2.     Grand Canyon
3.     Great Barrier Reef
4.     Victoria Falls
5.     Iguazu Falls
6.     Mt. Kilimanjaro
7.     Ayers Rock (Uluru)
8.     Lake Baikal
9.     Galapagos Archipelago
10.  Angel Falls
11.  Amazon Basin
12.  Halong Bay

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