Incredible temple complexes World
We are accustomed to the fact that the church or temple - a stronghold of religious humility and calm, majestic beauty. Nevertheless, the tradition of temple buildings vary from culture to culture, so some of the temples of the world produce a truly incredible experience. They amaze even today, after hundreds and even thousands of years after its construction.
Central Java, Indonesia
Prambanan consists of three main buildings (for Vishnu, Brahma and Shiva), and hundreds of smaller shrines, each of which brings the sacred Hindu texts intricate carvings.
Kyoto is rife with examples of amazing Japanese classical architecture, however, is no more remarkable destination for tourists, than it is. Sung by Akutagawa, the Golden Temple would always be here - so, at least, say guides.
In the world of white gold and churches, Sri Rangatatsvami, with its elegant and bright coloristic looks pleasant exception.
Wat Rong Khun
Chiang Rai, Thailand
The most famous temple of Chiang Rai manages to be both beautiful and frightening at the same time. Clean, white, it stands among the stone images of demonic entities.
Temple of Heaven
Beijing Temple of Heaven is one of the world's most popular shrines. It was built in the 15th century, people continue to worship the gods here today. Common sight are meditating crowd, which does not prevent the constant influx of tourists.
Paro Taktsang, also known as "Tiger's Nest", hanging on a cliff over the abyss of a few kilometers. Monks live on the edge - literally.
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
With its marble and mosaic decorated crystals Swarovski chandeliers religious Sheikh Zaid structure can easily compete with any Royal Palace.
This temple of the 16th century - a stronghold of the Sikh religion. Golden Temple is located on an artificial island, although from a distance it seems that its structure swim right on the water's surface.
Sagrada Familia, La Sagrada Familial, is considered one of the most extraordinary displays of Gothic Revival. Its creator, the legendary Antoni Gaudi, was trying to bring the visitor the feeling that he was praying in the real wood - and succeeded. Construction of the cathedral will continue for a couple of decades, but look at it, you can now.
One of the most beautiful sights in the whole of Myanmar. This magnificent temple for more than eight years!