Monday, February 17, 2020

Tulja Lena, Junnar

There are more than 200 ancient rock-cut temples in area around Junnar. Four main groups of these temples are Tuljalena Caves to the west,...

Songbul-sa temple

A Korean Buddhist temple, founded in 898 AD, contains some of the oldest wooden buildings in the country, e.g. Ungjin Hall, built in 1327. Location,...

Beopjusa

An important Buddhist temple, originally built in 553. Temple includes Palsangjeon - wooden pagoda, which originally was built in 553. Current structure was rebuilt...

Paro Taktsang Monastery

One of the holiest places in Bhutan and even whole Himalaya is Paro Taktsang ("Tiger's lair of Paro"). This amazing monastery is entwined with...

Kuda Caves

There is a group of ancient rock-cut Buddhist caves in central Maharashtra, near the sea, at Janjira creek. These are Kuda Caves - 26...

Kaesim Temple

A Buddhist temple, founded in 826, a repository of many Buddhist art items. Contains six buildings, built mainly in late medieval times. Location, GPS coordinates: 41.0541...

Seokguram cave temple

This rock-cut temple is located near Bulguksa and contains some of the best Buddhist sculptures in the world. Temple was made in 742 -...

Undavalli Caves

Hills around Vijayawada are rich with rock-cut architecture but the most magnificent and largest among these monuments is the largest of Undavalli Caves -...

Key Gompa

This monastery could be founded in the middle of the 11th century. The buildings of the monastery cover a steep hill, thus creating a...

Manmod Caves, Junnar

Area around Junnar contains more than 200 ancient rock-cut temples. Main four groups of these temples are Manmod Caves to the south-east, Shivner Caves...