Sunday, September 15, 2019

Po Nagar

Ornate Hindu temple built by Cham people before 781 AD. Main tower is some 25 m high. Site of legends about the goddess of...

Po Klong Garai Temple

Impressive, very ornate Cham temple. Build time is unknown but most likely the temple was built in the 11th century. Location, GPS coordinates: 11.6018 N 108.9464...

Mỹ Sơn

Ruins of a group of more than 70 Hindu temples built in the times of Champa Empire between the 4th and 14th century AD....

Dương Long towers

The tallest historical Hindu temple in Vietnam, built by the people belonging to Cham culture in the 12th century. Towers are located in the...

Dharmaraja Mandapa, Mahabalipuram

The simple, even ascetic Dharmaraja Mandapa is somewhat less noticed rock-cut temple in Mahabalipuram. This temple is located near the Olakkannesvara Temple and an interesting,...

Olakkannesvara Temple – the old lighthouse

The information about Olakkannesvara Temple is controversial - according to some this temple is even one of the oldest lighthouses in the world! One...

Seven Pagodas of Mahabalipuram

More than one thousand years ago, when the ships approached the splendid port of Mahabalipuram, a great view opened - there were Seven Pagodas...

Shore Temple, Mahabalipuram

For more than one thousand years at the Bay of Bengal in Mahabalipuram stands the Shore Temple. Most likely this is the last of...

Angkor Wat

The largest religious monument in the world is Angkor Wat. This gorgeous temple complex was constructed in the first half of the 12th century...

Pancha Rathas, Mahabalipuram

Pancha Rathas are some of the most surprising structures not only in Mahabalipuram but in the whole Southern India. This group of ornate, monolithic...