The Swaminarayan Akshardham temple in New Delhi, India, Asia.

Asian Capitals Fun Facts

These Asian capitals' fun facts shall give you an insight into these capitals and the fascinating facts they are known for.

Have you ever heard about the city “Edo”? It is the capital of one of the most developed Asian countries.

Asian Capitals Fun Facts

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The statue of Chollima, a legendary winged horse, symbolizes ‘Chollima speed’ and is found in Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea.
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The Petronas Twin Towers are located in Kuala Lumpur, which is the capital of Malaysia. These twin towers, one of the tallest in the world, are a major attraction for people visiting this capital city.
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The city of Tokyo that we know today was known as “Edo” in earlier times. In light of the Meiji Restoration in 1890, the name of the city was changed to Tokyo.
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The construction of Qutub Minar was started by Qutb-ud-din Aibak in 1199 and completed in 1220 by his son-in-law. This minaret is situated in New Delhi, the capital city of India.
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The world's largest medieval fortress is “The Moscow Kremlin,” founded by the Russian ruling dynasty of Rurikids. It is located in Moscow, the capital of Russia.
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Dushanbe is the capital city of Tajikistan. In the Tajik language, the meaning of Dushanbe is Monday. It is named after its weekly market that used to be hosted every Monday.
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The Forbidden City is an ancient palace situated in Beijing, the capital of China. It is a palace left behind by one of the wealthiest dynasties of China.
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The complete name of Bangkok, the capital of Thailand is “Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Ayuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit”.
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Jerusalem is the capital city of Israel. The Temple Mount and the western wall are sacred to Jewish people. The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is sacred to Christianity and Al Aqsa Mosque is sacred to Islam.
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Manama is the capital of Bahrain. The meaning of the word Manama is “Place of Dreams.” The city is the trade and commercial center of Bahrain.