10 Most Fascinating Temples Eastern

Always the charm of oriental temples , with their peace and spirituality, has given to Western culture atmosphere magical . The East is popular with tourists curious and adventurous, looking for art traditions rooted in the culture and tradition of ancient beliefs . The balance of shapes and refined details distinguish these charming places, but the atmosphere by visiting them, arises from the belief of the people who have made ​​religion a way of life. Here are the ten most fascinating oriental temples from Japan to ' India , passing through Thailand .

Top 10 Most Fascinating Temples Eastern 

10. Todaiji Nara City (Japan)

Ancient capital of Nara, considered the cradle of Japanese art. The temple houses the largest Buddha of Todaiji in Nara, the most famous among the ancient monuments of the city.

9. Tiger’s Nest (Buthan) 

Also known as the Tiger's Lair, is a monastery situated in the district of Paro. Built on top of a mountain peak, a visit is recommended for travelers trained and motivated. It was built around the cave of Taktsang Senge Samdupdove, tradition believed to have meditated on the Indian guru Padmasambahva eighth century.

8. Prambanam (Java Island)

One of the findings of 'the most extraordinary religious architecture in Southeast Asia, and in 1991 was recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

7. Shwegadon Pagoda (Myanmar)

For the Burmese is the most sacred Buddhist pagoda, in the relics of four Buddhas, a piece of dress Kassapa eight Cautama hair, the water filter of Konagamana and support Kakusandha.

6. Tian Tan (Beijing)

The famous Temple of Heaven, or the Temple of the Universe, is located in the southern part of Beijing is a complex of Taoist cultural buildings. The Temple of Heaven and the Imperial buildings are evidence of the skill of the craftsmen, including the materials used are the yellow majolica tiles, considered the symbol of imperial power and the Temple of Heaven artisans have chosen tiles of blue color. The Temple of Heaven was included in 1998 in the list of World Heritage.

5. Wat Rong Khun (Thailand)

In Italy it is known as the White Temple, is of recent construction is located near the city of Chiang Rai. The Buddhist and Hindu meet in this temple, its construction began in 1997 and should be completed around 2070. This is a project conceived by the visionary painter Chalermichai, the raw material it is made of chalk that is, by the light of the solar rays, create fascinating light effects.

4. Borobudur (Indonesia)

Dating back to 800 d. C is a Buddhist temple located in the central part of the island of Java, monunento is the most visited in Indonesia. UNESCO World Heritage Site, an aerial view allows you to note the complexity of the plant and the architectural structure. It has been the subject of comparison with other works of antiquity has in fact a huge base of 123 x 123 meters and a height of 35 meters and rests on approximately 1,600,000 huge blocks of stone and its walls are covered with 2,672 bassorielievi.

3.  Golden Temple (Kyoto)

Among the most attractive tourist destinations in Japan, Kinkaku-ji is one of the many historic sites recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Kyoto, is no coincidence that the capital of Japanese culture. Also called "The Golden Pavilion", Kinkaku-ji is an ancient Zen temple of three floors, which serves as a reliquary for the ashes of the Buddha, and whose top two floors are completely covered in gold leaf.

2. Raganatha Temple (India)

Ranganatha, the largest temple complex in Tamil Nadu, is composed of seven nested casings, The temple is dedicated to Vishnu Ranganatha. The tower is about 220 feet high, and dates from the 17th century, although it was only completed in 1987. It is one of the most famous temples in South India

1. Angkor Wat (Cambodia)

Just five kilometers from the city of Siem Reap, Cambodia, emerging from the dense forest is an archaeological site of inestimable value and uniqueness. 
In the twelfth century AD the king Suryavarman II built the huge temple complex in just 30 years. But it was known to the rest of the world only in 1860 with the French explorer Henri Mouhot who so described it in his diary: "... erected by some ancient Michelangelo ... It is more magnificent than anything left to us by the Greeks or the Romans, and sadly contrasts with the situation prevailing in the wild now the nation. " It reminds travelers that the estimated time for the visit to the temple is five days.
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