You may be surprised to find that some of the best airports in the world are for the most part located in Asian countries. Western countries need to step up their game! Let’s see our list of the top 10 airports in the world, as of this year.

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10 Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong International Airport serves as a major gateway to the rest of China and Asia and is a hub for international travel. The view from the runways is massive mountains that stretch as far as the eye can see. Inside the airport, they have events, shopping, and dining for visitors to enjoy.

9 Munich International Airport, Munich, Germany

This airport looks like a small city, like a big skyscraper that has so many windows it looks as if it's open to the sky. There are so many restaurants and shops– even vending machines for face masks and other Corona Virus items. If you really want luxury, there’s a VIP wing with a special lounge for you to enjoy. There’s a lot to explore, and a lot to look at at the Munich International Airport.

8 Marrakech Menara AIrport (RAK)

The Marrakech Menara airport is on our top 10 list mostly for its impeccable design. The RAK has highly Instagrammable spots for photos and has the kind of architecture that you want to take photos of just by itself. Long with restaurants and food, shops, and stores, the RAK has lounges for you to sit down and relax with an adult beverage.

7 Heathrow Airport, London, United Kingdom

London’s Heathrow Airport is one of the busiest airports in Europe and is only a train ride away from the heart of London. People come to or through Heathrow from all corners of the globe, which is probably why it is so busy. Heathrow hosts many designer shops and is known for being highly fashionable, even boasting a personal shopper service. People working inside are very helpful and are more than willing to guide you to your gate and make sure you catch your flight on time. And, it may soon become the world’s largest airport.

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6 Dubai International Airport (DXB), Dubai, United Arab Emirates

If Dubai International Airport had a theme, it would be palm trees. At DXB, you feel the warm climate and the atmosphere of relaxation, whether it's a connecting flight or you are visiting Dubai. In fact, the DXB is a popular layover area for those who are traveling from North America to Asia. The DXB also proudly hosts the world’s largest duty-free shops, as well as nap pods for R&R.

5 Hamad International Airport (DOH), Doha, Qatar

Hamad International Airport decided to step up its game when it installed the “Haven of Hospitality and Rejuvenation", in other words, a set of lounges and spas set to make you forget the stress of travel. This includes sleep pods, a spa, showers, and a fitness center. Not to mention there is plenty of food and dining to go around at the DOH. The DOH itself is so beautiful it could be a museum. The airport’s structure is full of overlapping arches and crisscrossed beams with windows opening up to the sky. The DOH is a sight to behold!

4 Narita International AIrport (NIA), Tokyo, Japan

If you want to survey Japanese cuisine, Narita International Airport is a great place to be. The NIA is the main airport that you go through if you are traveling from North America to Asia. If your destination is Tokyo, then there are express trains to take you to the city center. If you feel like relaxing, there are even beauty services such as a hair salon and a nail salon. Not to mention, some great shopping. The NIA is an airport that provides services to make your visit fun instead of feeling like you're stuck at the airport.

3 Incheon International Airport (ICN), South Korea

This airport looks as if it was dropped out of the future! Incheon International Airport has been working hard at it, too. Renovations have been underway, with the aim of creating a space that can hold 100 million passengers annually. The ICN isn’t just an airport. It prides itself on containing multiple art exhibitions and a museum, holding regular concerts and events, and inviting visitors to enjoy local cuisine and shopping on a cultural “street” which is quite a spectacular idea. Visitors to the ICN would never be able to say that they are bored waiting for their flight!

2 Istanbul Airport (IST), Istanbul, Turkey

This gorgeous airport had many people watching as it opened in 2018, and this airport did happen to be all it was expected to be. Constructed by Grimshaw Architects, Nordic – Office of Architecture, and Haptic Architects, who desired the IST to become the world’s largest airport, it is designed with high-tech robots that direct passengers to their gate. Not to mention, the interior is stunning, with lofty decorative ceilings and large white columns that make you feel as though you are in a palace.

1 Singapore Changi Airport (SIN), Singapore

This has to be the coolest airport in the world. The walls of Singapore Changi Airport are covered with plants! The rest of the airport is super high-tech, making an interesting combination of futuristic architecture and organic structures– even waterfalls. Not only is this airport a spot with dozens of arrivals from all over the world, but it's a destination in itself. In fact, you can even have your wedding at the SIN! Full of gardens, butterfly exhibits, and digital attractions, you’d be lucky to find that you're arriving at an airport so full of experiences.