12 Most Beautiful Shrine in Asia You Must Visit

Asia is the warehouse of the temple, whether it be by temple, temple, wat, or temple. To uniform, in this article will be referred to as a temple only. Here are some of the most beautiful temples in Asia that you should visit.

12 Most Beautiful Shrine in Asia You Must Visit

1. Sri Sivan, Singapore

This temple is an important Hindu Hindu temple in Singapore where people pray and make daily offerings. The temple was opened in 1850. Originally, located in Cut Sand, the temple was later moved to Geylang.

2. Temple of Heaven, Beijing , China

Temple of Heaven, or Altar of Heaven, was built in the early 1400s. This temple is often visited by emperors of Ming and Qing to pray twice a year, in order to get a good harvest.

3. Sree Padmanabhaswamy, India

This temple is a Vedic temple built by kings who reigned in the 16th century, to Lord Vishnu. This temple is a temple with the most precious stones and gold, and recorded in Guinness World Records.

4. Borobudur, Magelang, Indonesia

Borobudur, located in Magelang, Central Java , is one of the oldest temples in the world. Built in the 9th century by Javanese Buddhist architects, this temple has 72 statues of Buddha with 2,672 relief panels and 504 Buddha statues around it. Borobudur is also the largest Buddhist temple in the world.

5. Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Angkor Wat is the largest temple complex in the world. Originally established as a Hindu temple, the temple was eventually converted into a Buddhist temple in the 12th century.

6. Temple of Bacchus, Lebanon

Temple of Bacchus, also known as the Temple of the Sun, was built around 150 CE by the Romans to the god of wine, Bacchus. It is one of the best Roman temples in the world and is a World Heritage site.

7. Kek Lok Si, Air Itam, Malaysia

Kek Lok Si is one of the largest Buddhist temples in Southeast Asia, covering 10 acres of land. Inside the temple complex is a seven-story pagoda with 10,000 alabaster and bronze Buddha statues. The temple also has a statue of Kuan Yin as high as 30.2 meters.

8. Wat Chedi Luang, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Wat Chedi Luang is a Buddhist temple built in the 14th century as the burial place of King Saen Muang Ma’s father. The area has three temples: Wat Chedi Luang, Wat Ho Tham and Wat Sukmin.

9. Jogyesa, South Korea

Jogyesa is a Korean temple of Zen Buddhism located in the heart of Seoul. In this temple, tourists can find Sakyamuni Buddha statue. In this temple is also held Lotus Lantern Festival every May, to celebrate Buddha’s birthday.

10. Paro Taktsang Monastery, Bhutan

Takstang Monastery also known as Tiger Nest Monastery, is a Himalayan Buddhist temple located on the cliffs of the Paro Valley in Bhutan.

11. Shwedagon, Yangon, Myanmar

Shwedagon is a gold-plated temple that stands 325 feet in on Singuttara Hill. The temple was built in the 6th century by the people of Mon. The temple has 5,448 diamonds and 2,374 rubies.

12. Chion-in, Kyoto, Japan

Chion-in, a Buddhist temple in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan, was established between 1133 to 1212. One popular feature is the flooring of the nightingale, which tells citizens when people walk along the corridor. Metal rods under floor boards rub against each other when there is pressure, which helps detect intruders.

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