What are the most famous temples in Asia?

Articles Sep 24, 2019 09:58

If anyone asks me where there are many temples and most temple architecture, then the answer is: Asia. Major religious and religious cultures include Buddhism, Hinduism, Jain, Sikh and Taoist, which has become the inspiration for many of the most famous temples in the world here.

There are most countries in Asia, the development of the temple architecture also from there that comes up. The same Break admires top-notch and most beautiful Asian temples under this list.

5. Taktsang Dzong, Bhutan

What are the most famous temples in Asia?
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  Located on the edge of a cliff 900 meters (3,000 feet), the Taktsang Monastery or Tiger's Nest creates an impressive sight and is the unofficial symbol of Bhutan. It is about 2-3 hours, completely walking up the hill from parking to the pagoda. The monastery was originally built in the 17th century but most of its buildings were destroyed in a tragic fire in 1998. Since then, the temple has been restored to a difficult way to return to the former glory.  

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4. Temple of Heaven, China

What are the most famous temples in Asia?
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  The total area of the Temple of Heaven Park is about 270 hectares (670 acres), but the main buildings are located on a south-north Road about 750 meters in the middle of the park.   The most prominent building of the Temple of Heaven is the highest prayer hall, round, for the good season, in the north of the park. In the south of the park is the Imperial Vault of Heaven and circular Mound Altar. The area is connected by a 360 meter, 4 meter wide walkway, known as Danbi Qiao (' Red Bridge to the throne ').

3. Golden Pavilion, Japan

What are the most famous temples in Asia?
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  Kinkakuji is a Zen temple in northern Kyoto that has two top floors covered entirely in gold leaf. Formally known as Rokuonji, the temple was the retirement villa of the Shogun, Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, and according to his world, it became a Zen temple of the Rinzai sect after his death in 1408. Kinkakuji is the same inspiration for Ginkakuji (Silver Pavilion). , built by the nephew of Yoshimitsu, Ashikaga Yoshimasa, on the other side of the city a few decades later.  

Kinkakuji is an impressive structure built overlooking a large pond and the only remaining building of Yoshimitsu's former retirement. It has been burned down several times throughout its history, including two times during the war of Onin, a civil war that destroyed much of Kyoto; And again more recently in the year 1950 when it was burned by a monk fanatic. The current structure was rebuilt in 1955.

2. Harmandir Sahib, India

What are the most famous temples in Asia?
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  Harmandir Sahib is the focus of a complex of buildings forming the center of Sikh. The temple occupies a small island in the heart of the tank, or the swimming pool, called Amrita Saras (Nectar anise's pool) -The origin of the city name and is connected to the land on the west by a marble causeway running over the water of the pool.   

Located opposite the entrance to Cao Road, Akal Takht, the Government center of Sikh and the headquarters of Shiromani Akali Dal (the Supreme Akali Party), the main Sikh political party in Punjab. To the north of the tank is the main entrance of the complex and Teja Singh Samudri Hall (Clock tower), which places the main offices of the Parbandhak Committee of Shiromani Gurdwara (Supreme Shrine Management Committee), supervising Sikh Gurdwara S government. Among some The building in the east of the tank is the assembly and professor of Ram, Ram Langur, then a large dining room serving meals for thousands of pilgrims and other visitors every day.  

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1. Angkor Wat, Cambodia

What are the most famous temples in Asia?
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  Angkor Wat, in the beauty and conservation state, is unparalleled. Its strength and splendor outweighs the magnificent appearance and luxuries of the Pharaoh or Shah Jahan, a greater impression of the pyramid, a distinctive artistic feature of no less than the Taj Mahal. Angkor Wat is located about six kilometers (four miles) north of Siem Reap, south of Angkor Thom. The entrance and exit to Angkor Wat can only be accessed from its West gate.  

Angkor Wat was built in the first half of the 12th century (113-5BC). The expected construction time of the temple was 30 years by King Suryavarman II, dedicated to Vishnu (Hinduism), a replica of the Angkor Thom art style.  

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