Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Wonders of Asia

Most interesting wonders in Asia.

Sri Meenakshi Amman temple

An important temple, dedicated to god Shiva, built in 1600 AD, temple here first mentioned in the 7th century. One of most ornate Hindu...

Naganeupseong

Late medieval village and castle. The village is a planned settlement which was built for administrative purposes. It's architecture and traditions are well kept...

Kushinagar

This is one of the most important Buddhist sites, it is here that Gautama Buddha died. It consists of numerous monuments, including Makutabandhana hill,...

Bawangaja

Jain pilgrimage site with 26 metres high statue, which, most likely has been carved out in cliff in the early 12th century. Location, GPS coordinates: 21.9910...

Dwarkadhish temple

One of the main Krishna temples existing, according to legend, since around 400 BC. The current temple was built in the 16th century. It...

Doddabasappa Temple

An impressive temple from the 12th century of unusual architecture - it is shaped as a 24-pointed star. Location, GPS coordinates: 15.3280 N 75.8103 E Categories: Religious architecture,...

Haman tumuli (Malisan tumuli)

Hundreds of smaller and larger burial mounds - burials of the kings and nobleman of Gaya state. Location, GPS coordinates: 35.2717 N 128.4061 E Categories: Cairns and mounds,...

Dangun Mausoleum (Tangun)

A purported tomb of Dangun - the founder of the first Korean kingdom. The enormous complex includes the 22 m high and 50 m...

Pyohun-sa

The only large Buddhist temple in this part of country, which survived the Korean War. Founded in the 7th century, contains many values of...

Nataraja Temple in Chidambaram

One of holiest Shiva temples, representing akasha - aether. Ancient temple, it is known that it has been renovated in the 5th century and...