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10 Most Amazing Temples in the World

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1.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.

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2.Wat Rong Khun in Chiang Mai, Thailand is unlike any Buddhist temples in the world.

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3.Prambanan is a Hindu temple in Central Java, Indonesia. The temple was built in 850 CE, and is composed of 8 main shrines and 250 surrounding smaller ones.

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4.Shwedagon Paya (or Pagoda) inNaypyidaw, the new capital of Burma.

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5.Temple of Heaven is a Taoist  temple in Beijing, the capital of China. The temple was constructed in 14th century by Emperor Yongle of the Ming Dynasty.

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6.Chion-in (知恩院 Chion-in?) in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan

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7.The complex of Borobudur in Indonesia, a gigantic structure built with nearly 2 million cubic feet  of stones tem13

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8.The Harmandir Sahib  or simply the Golden Temple  in Punjab, India is the most sacred shrine of Sikhism tem15 tem16

9.The Temple of Srirangam (Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple), in the Indian city of Tiruchirapalli (or Trichy) tem17 tem18

10.Angkor Wat-the largest temple in history and the inspiration to countless novels and action movies of Hollywood

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  • http://amazingtemples.com/ Christian Schoen

    Cool compilation of the most beautiful temples in the world !

    • worldinsidepictures

      Thank you

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