Angkor Wat, considered the largest religious monument in the world, is an unavoidable element of Cambodia'sidentity and is even represented on the country's [...]
The Akshardham Temple in New Delhi, also known as Swaminarayan, is one of the great postal cards of the city. Opened less than two decades ago, this is a marvel for the eyes, the largest Hindu temple on the planet and has become one of the top pilgrimage and tourist destinations in New Delhi and India.
Wat Phra Singh is a 14th century that stands out as one of the most beautiful in the old town of Chiang Mai. Also known as the temple of the Lion Buddha, Wat Phra Singh is among the most visited temples of the city both, by believers and tourists. In this religious complex the highlight is, in addition to the building itself, a beautiful Buddha image that you can find in Viharn Luang,
Wat Chedi Luang, built in the 14th century, was the temple where the most important relic of Thailand, the Emerald Buddha, was kept. This complex is composed of a huge Chedi, approximately 40 meters high, despite the original 80 meters which did not survive a strong earthquake
Wiang Kum Kan is one of the oldest complexes you can see in Thailand. This ancient capital of the kingdom Haripunchai and Lanna was long forgotten, having been accidentally rediscovered just recently. Dating from the 13th century, this city, which preceded Chiang Mai as the capital of the Lana Kingdom, was abandoned due to a flood of the Ping river.
Doi Inthanon National Park has an area of 480 km2 and, beyond the natural beauty, many reasons of interest for the visitors. With the highest peak in Thailand ,with 2565 meters of altitude, the area is also inhabited by several tribes that still maintain ancestral lifestyles today.
Wat Trapang Thong is a central point of Old Sukhothai. Built on an island set inside a water reservoir, around the 14th century, it is accessible through some wooden bridges ans scenery and atmosphere is amazing. In this ancient temple, still in use, stands out a great chedi and a footprint of Buddha.
The Wat Saphan Hin temple, founded in the 13th century, is known to contain a colossal Buddha image. This figure, Called Phra Attharot by the locals, is about 13 meters high, standing in the Abhaya Mudra position, with his right hand raised with the palm facing forward, representing protection, peace and benevolence.