Monday, October 6, 2008
Ten Most wonderful temples of the world
1. Tiger’s nest monastery
Tiger's Nest Monastery, perched precariously on the edge of a 3,000 Feet-high cliff in paro valley is one of the holiest places in Bhutan.
2. Wat Rong Khun
Wat Rong Khun in Chiag Mai, Thailand is unlike any Buddhist temples in the world.
Is a Hindu temple in Central Java, Indonesia. The temple is composed of 8 main shrines and
250 surrounding smaller stones
The Temple of heaven is a Taoist temple in Beijing. The temple was constructed in 14th century
By Emperor Yongle of the Ming Dynasty.
This is a gigantic structure built with nearly 2 million cunic feet of stones. The temple has nearly 2.700 relief panels and 504 Buddha statues.
9. Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple
This temple is in Indian city of Trichirapalli and is one of the largest functioning Hindu temples in the world.
10. Ankor Wat
Last but definitely not least is the largest temple in history and inspiration to countless novels and action movies of Hollywood. It is none other than Ankor Wat.
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