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Famous Temples Worldwide

There are a number of temples world over which are famous because of one reason or the other. Some are famous for their architectural designs, some for their locations and some because of their spiritual and religious importance.

Wat Rong Khun, Thailand

Wat Rong Khun is a Buddhist temple located in Chiang Rai, Thailand. It has various dissimilarities with the other Buddhist temples of the world. It has been made using the white colour and various mosaic mirrors have been used to give it an amazing shine. Mastermind behind the construction of this temple is Chalermchai Kositpipat, a renowned Thai artist. The temple is still under construction and it is believed that it will take another half century to complete this temple.

Tiger’s Nest Monastery, Bhutan

Tiger’s Nest Monsatery has been constructed at the edge of a cliff, which is 3,000 feet high in Paro Valley, Bhutan. It is counted among the most holiest places of Himalayan kingdom, Bhutan. According to a famous legend, Buddhist Guru Rinpoche (famous as second Buddha), flew to this site on a Tigress back and meditated here in a cave. This cave now exists in the structure to the monastery. This monastery, which is called as Taktshang Goemba, was constructed in 1692.

Prambanan, Indonesia

Prambanan is a famous Hindu temple, which is located in Central Java region in Indonesia. Prambanan temple was built in 850 BC and there are about 250 small shrines inside the temple complex. Walls of the temple have been covered with carvings of bas relief narrating various stories of incarnation of Lord Vishnu and Ramayana.

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