The Beer Bottle Temple - Amazing!!
The temple in these photos is unbelievable. It is made entirely out of beer bottles instead of building blocks. To make it, Buddhist monks from Thailand's Sisaket province collected a million bottles to build the Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew temple.
Bagan, the Valley of 2,000 Temples!
Located in the heart of Myanmar is Bagan, the valley of 2,000 temples. The valley was once the center of the Kingdom of Pagan and the site with over 10,000 temples and pagodas, big and small, built by the leaders of the ancient kingdom.
Sights to Behold: The Stunning Temples of Southeast Asia
From the jungles of Cambodia, to the open plains of Bagan, to a hidden gem in the bustling Thai capital of Bangkok, here are some of the most stunning temples in Southeast Asia: Temples of Angkor, Cambodia The temple complex known as Angkor Wat was originally constructed as a Hindu site of worship in
Explore the Mystery of the Musical Pillars of This Temple
The Vittala Temple in India is a unique place of worship. It’s not known for its architectural beauty or divine essence, but not only that. What really sets it apart is that the pillars of this magnificent structure produce an amazing melody when struck.
The Ten Most Beautiful Temples in the World.
While Christians, Jews and Muslims build beautiful structures, some of the wonders of religious architecture come from Hindu, Buddhist and other temples around the world.
Don’t Miss Out on These Magnificent Thai Temples!
Wat Rong Khun Wat Rong Khun, or "The White Temple," is a Buddhist temple in northern Thailand. The construction of the temple began in 1997 as a tribute to Thai king, Rama IX, by a Thai artist who financed its construction.
Discover the Largest Temples Ever Constructed
It was once home to three Roman temples, with the Temple of Jupiter being the largest. Sadly, only 6 of its 54 original columns still stand, but they’re still impressive to behold. The best-preserved temple on the site, the Temple of Bacchus, was built sometime between 150 and 250AD.
This Isn't Just a Mountain, It's Also An Incredible Temple
This is Borobudur, an ancient Buddhist temple complex, which was forgotten and abandoned for centuries, though no one knows why. In fact, it was forgotten for so long that it was hidden beneath volcanic ash and overgrown jungle for hundreds of years.
These Might Be Some of the Most Beautiful Temples on Earth
Somnath Temple in Gujarat, India (By Anhilwara, Wikimedia Commons ) This temple is located near Veraval in Saurashtra and was the victim of numerous invasions in the past.
Take a Tour Through the Gorgeous Kyoto Temples
It is a place full of traditional Japanese beliefs - Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines, palaces and beautiful gardens adorn the landscape of the city. No less than 17 of these sites in Kyoto are UNESCO heritage sites, and we will now take you through all of them.
This Piece of Buddhist Philosophy Was Made to Baffle You
But Zen Buddhists living in China from the 9th to 13th century asked a markedly different question – why should we require an explanation? Watch the video below to discover the curious philosophical thought experiments these Buddhists termed Zen kōans.
Hard to Think of a Place More Lovely Than These Temples...
This temple is another of the seven sea temples, and is called Temple Pulaki. Pura Gere Perancak, a stone crocodile. A local monkey at Uluwatu temple. These are not a rare sight among temples and the surrounding jungle. Rambu Siwi is another of the seven sea temples in Bali.
Sohei: The Buddhist Warrior Monks of Medieval Japan
One of the most fearsome warrior forces in the history of the world, the Sohei, also known as Ikko-Ikki, were Buddhist monks who took up arms despite their faith in the time of medieval Japan.
These Impressive Temples in Turin, Italy are a Sight to Behold
Despite clashes with the Italian police, the people of Damanhur were able to build the impressive Temples of Humanity using only simple tools. Find out more about the temples and its founder Oberto Airaudi in the video clip below.
Admire Nara, the Heart of Traditional Japanese Culture
This beautiful, meditative video will take you through those very historical landmarks, including the Great Buddha Hall and Nigatsu-Do Hall of the Todai-ji Temple, a Buddhist temple.
10 Most Mysterious Temples Around the World
That goes double for ancient temples. Over the years these shrines have accumulated up countless stories, myths and secrets. Some of the temples featured in this video are known for their unconventional deities, some for their exorcism rites, and some for their unclear histories.
Stunning Drone Photography of Temples Across Asia
The gifted artist and social media influencer set out to travel across seven Asian countries, such as Malaysia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, and Singapore, among others, and find the most spectacular and one-of-a-kind temples and other religious structures in those countries.
15 Fascinating Places You Must Explore When Visiting Asia
Among the featured places to explore are the Gardens by the Bay, Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, and the Singapore Botanic Gardens.
10 Buddhist Quotes that Can Guide All, Regardless of Faith
The only way out is to nip hate in its bud 10 Buddhist Quotes of Inspiring Wisdom religion, peace, kindness, wisdom, zen, generosity, meditation, humility, Buddhism, revenge The appeal of Buddhism is undeniable, as it is more a philosophy than a religion, and its wisdom pertains to all people, regardless
These Stunning Statues of Buddha Are Worth a Visit!
Buddhist monasteries are spread across the world for those looking to find moments of calmness and serenity and a safe haven. From California to various hills all across southeast Asia , monuments have been built dedicated to honoring this great and virtuous leader of souls.
Take a Tour of the 7 Most Iconic Old Temples in the World
See Also: These Might Be Some of the Most Beautiful Temples on Earth 1. Göbekli Tepe, Turkey Image Source: Wikimedia Commons/ Teomancimit Göbekli Tepe is often referred to as the first temple or the oldest temple in the world.
I Hope These Amazing Sacred Buildings Last for an Eternity
This faith can be seen in some absolutely gorgeous temples, many of which are ancient, and many brand-spanking new, but all utterly beautiful. Here are 10 of the most stunning Buddhist temples in Thailand. Click on images to enlarge 1.
This Beautiful Video Just Convinced Me to Go Explore Myanmar
The most popular sites reflect upon the vast Buddhist heritage of the country. Some of the most amazing places to see are The Bagan Temples, The Taukkyan War Cemetery, The Mahamuni Buddha Temple, Ananda Temple, and the visually stunning Kandawgyi Lake in Yangon.
Angkor Is a Place You Must Try and See in Your Lifetime
An aerial view of Angkor Wat, the temple dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu and built as a representation of Mount Meru, the home of the gods and the center of the Hindu universe. The temple is also covered with intricate reliefs of Hindu gods and epics.