29 August 2008

Taj Mahal - Photos 9

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25 August 2008

10 Most Unusual Temples - Tiger's Nest Monastery

Tiger's Nest Monastery, perched on the edge of a 3,000-feet-high cliff in Paro Valley in Bhutan

10 Most Unusual Temples - Wat Rong Khun

Wat Rong Khun (a Buddhist temple) in Chiang Mai, Thailand

10 Most Unusual Temples - Prambanan Hindu temple

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.

10 Most Unusual Temples - Shwedagon Paya (or Pagoda) in Myanmar

No one knows exactly when the Shwedagon Paya (or Pagoda) in Myanmar was built.
Legend has it that it is 2,500 years old though archaeologists estimate that it was built between the 6th and 10th century

10 Most Unusual Temples - Temple of Heaven

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

10 Most Unusual Temples - Chion-in Temple

Chion-in Temple was built in 1234 CE to honor the founder of Jodo (Pure Land) Buddhism.