12 Fascinating Temples

June 05, 2009 00:05

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More than a quarter of all people in the world belong to Eastern religions, which include Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism, and Taoism. These people worship in temples, which are architecturally as diverse as the religions are different from each other. From the ancient ruins of Ankor Wat to the distinctly modern Wat Rong Khun, there are thousands of amazing temples in the world.

12 Fascinating Temples in Asia are:
1. Tiger's Nest Monastery, Paro, Bhutan
2. Wat Rong Khun, Chiang Rai, Thailand
3. Prambanan, Central Java, Indonesia
4. Shwedagon Paya, Myanmar
5. Temple of Heaven, Beijing
6. Chion-in Temple, Japan
7. Borobudur, Java, Indonesia
8. Harmandir Sahib, Golden Temple, Punjab, India
9. Temple of Srirangam, Tiruchirapalli, India
10. Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, Bayon, Cambodia
11. Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Tibet
12. Varanasi, India

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