18 Things That You Can Only See on the Continent of Asia

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Asia is the largest and most populated continent on Earth. With a population of approximately 4.46 billion, the continent delivers the promise of diversity in culture, language, cuisine, and more — all of which are quite different from the rest of the world.

1. The massive QR code garden in China

This massive QR code made of 130,000 trees can only be scanned from the sky. In case you’re curious, you can only scan it with the help of an app called WeChat, and after scanning, it takes you to a Chinese user account of some sort.

2. Food items in plastic bags is a common thing you’ll see in several Asian countries.

3. A railway through the market in Thailand

The Maeklong Railway in Thailand passes through this busy market and vendors often have to move their stuff out of the train’s way in order to save it from being ruined.

4. There are special slippers for the toilet in Japan.

5. A tough competition for the operating system giant!

6. There are baby seats in every bathroom in Japan.

7. Diversifying into new sectors, somewhere in India

8. “Manhole covers in Japan are more artistic than my art teacher.”

9. The Bangladesh Railway is overflowing.

10. Seems like you’re doomed if you chew gum a lot.

11. Holy cow, man!

Some of you might already know that cows are considered sacred in Indian culture. Beef is banned in India and you can often see them wandering around on the roads, or even stealing from shops with no fear of getting punished.

12. There’s something called “Ghost Marriage” in China where they arrange marriages for dead people.

13. Feeding pigeons is banned in Singapore.

14. Matcha and cherry blossom flavored Lay’s in Japan

15. A monkey officer in Thailand

This monkey police officer, a 5-year-old named “Santisuk”, which means “peace” in Thai, is a monkey adopted by a police officer, trained to patrol the local areas.

16. This is how smooth bullet trains in Japan are:

17. Somewhere in China, Apple is secretly expanding its area of influence.

18. Houses over buildings in China

Please note: This article was updated in April 2023 to correct source material and factual inaccuracies.


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