The World's Most Incredible Temples
Wat Phra Kaew,Thailand:
Located within the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, Wat Phra Kaew is home to the country’s most holy statue, the Emerald Buddha.
Wat Rong Khun, Thailand:
It was completely restored by a talented Thai artist to honour King Rama IX. The artist chose the colour white to represent the purity of Buddhism.
Located on the island of Java, Indonesia, Borobudur temple is a testament to the amazing artistic and architectural knowledge of the Indonesian people.
Temple of Heaven, China:
The Temple of Heaven is renowned as one of the largest Taoist temple complexes. Located in Beijing
The temple is perched on the summit of Mount Popa, an ancient extinct volcano. Before starting your ascent, you can see statues representing the 37 nats.
Harmandir Sahib, India:
The monument sits in the middle of a holy pool, and the upper parts of the monument are overlaid with gold foil.
The gem of Nara, Japan, Tōdai-ji Temple is the largest wood construction in the world, a feat that earned it a spot on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Taktsang Monastery, Bhutan:
Perched at over 3,000 metres (9,842 feet) above sea level, the Buddhist monastery Taktsang overhangs the village of Paro, Bhutan.
Bagan temples, Myanmar:
The Bagan plains are home to not one but thousands of temples scattered majestically across the city of Bagan, Myanmar.
Abu Simbel, Egypt:
Built by Ramses II, the two Abu Simbel temples are as famous as their rescue by means of an international appeal from UNESCO in the 1960s.
Angkor Wat, Cambodia:
An iconic monument of Cambodia and one of the principle archeological sites in South-East Asia, Angkor Wat is one of the architectural vestiges of the Khmer Empire.