10 Most Amazing Temples in the World

There are a large number of unusual places in the world. For example, there are an unique attractions, ones of which are the most amazing temples. Their size amazes the eyes of everyone who has ever set foot on their territory. And no matter what religion they belong to, the extraordinary beauty and serenity that comes from their walls. It inspires people, gives positive emotions, and give them faith in the best, for instance. Everyone should visit some of them, once in a lifetime. You will be astonished from their beauty and charming architecture.

Most Amazing Temples Worldwide

Firstly, temples are architectural structures that are designed to perform religious rites and worship. However, the value of temples is often much wider. The very first temples built in ancient times, not just as religious objects. But now, they reflect the inherent human search for God. Throughout human history, they have been an integral part of the city’s landscape. Many of them have been so popular that they have become symbols, for instance. Numerous temples in the world are truly amazing and stunning buildings. Moreover, each of them has a unique design and special characteristics. To sum up, they are a mirror of religious beliefs and represent different forms of architectural styles.

Most importantly, the architecture of temples has a very rich and ambiguous history. Certainly, the construction of temples shows when began and started to spread all architectural innovations and trends. Likewise, the magnificent religious buildings of the great civilizations of the ancient world have survived to this day. In short, there were many modern examples of the amazing architecture of religious buildings. Today we present you some glorious temples around the world. Each of them are truly amazing and stunning. Check out below, and you will remain amazed from their beauty!

1.Tiger’s Nest Monastery. Perched precariously on the edge of a 3,000-feet-high cliff in Paro Valley. It is one of the holiest places in Bhutan.

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2.Wat Rong Khun in Chiang Mai, Thailand  tem3 tem4

3.Prambanan is a Hindu temple in Central Java, Indonesia. The temple is built in 850 CE. It 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. 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. It is a gigantic structure built with 2 million cubic feet  of stones tem13


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

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

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

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Christian Schoen
10 years ago

Cool compilation of the most beautiful temples in the world !

Reply to  Christian Schoen
10 years ago

Thank you

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