Tourist attractions

8 tourists traps that are still worth visiting

8 tourists traps that are still worth visiting

They're overcrowded, over-hyped and overpriced. Yet we keep going. Here's why
South Korea's No. 1 national treasure reopens after five years

South Korea's No. 1 national treasure reopens after five years

Seoul's 600-year-old Great Southern Gate burned to the ground in an arson attack. A $23 million makeover has brought it back to life
Kyoto without the crowds: Escape like a local

Kyoto without the crowds: Escape like a local

Japan’s ex-capital is packed with attractions and tourists, but there are other, quieter options
Wang Fangqing: Why Xintiandi isn't Shanghainese

Wang Fangqing: Why Xintiandi isn't Shanghainese

Shanghai's major entertainment and tourist attraction is celebrating its 10th anniversary, but has it really lived up to its fame?
Best communist tourist attractions in Shanghai

Best communist tourist attractions in Shanghai

From the CCP's birthplace to the former residence of Mao Zedong, here are six quintessential attractions to track the city’s communist history
Skywalking the wobbliest, highest observation deck in the southern hemisphere

Skywalking the wobbliest, highest observation deck in the southern hemisphere

You need to overcome lifts, wobbles and acrophobia to get panoramic views over Sydney
Shanghai’s annoying tourist trains to be replaced

Shanghai’s annoying tourist trains to be replaced

At last, Shanghai is giving the sightseeing "trains" on Nanjing Dong Lu walking street the boot
Balasinor: Dino tourism in India’s Jurassic park

Balasinor: Dino tourism in India’s Jurassic park

CNNGo reader Tascha Eipe visits Balasinor, Gujarat, one of the few sites in the world where you can touch dinosaur remains and hold a 65-million-year-old egg in your hands
Tales from the Loo: An unsual Thai history

Tales from the Loo: An unsual Thai history

A new exhibition in Bangkok gives a humorous account of how the nation has dealt with its excrement over the years
India Independence Day: Mumbai freedom trail

India Independence Day: Mumbai freedom trail

For Indepedence Day this Sunday we're following the trail of Mumbai landmarks associated with the Freedom Movement that led to India's independence in 1947
5 most overrated Shanghai experiences and their better alternatives

5 most overrated Shanghai experiences and their better alternatives

You could follow the typical guidebook suggestions when exploring Shanghai, but with so much to see and do, skip the tourist lines and check out some superior substitutes
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Destination Berlin

It's crowded and outdated, but Berlin's hexagon-shaped Tegel air hub has won a place in the city's heart