Borobudur Temple

Country: Indonesia | Type: Cultural | Theme: Buddhist, Religious Structure Introduction to Borobudur Temple The Borobudur Temple Compounds are a collection of three Buddhist Temples located in Central Java, Indonesia. They are located about 40km north of Jogjakarta in an elevated area between the two volcanoes, the Sundoro-Sumbing and the Merbabu-Merapi and between the Progo and the Elo Rivers. . The spectacular temples …

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Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur

Country: Bangladesh | Type: Cultural | Theme: Archaeological, Buddhist, Religious Structure  Introduction to the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur Situated 5 km west of Jamalganj and close to Jaipurhat and Bogra in the Greater Rajshahi District, the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur village was once the biggest Buddhist monastery south of the Himalayas. It is also one of only two historic sites in Bangladesh with UNESCO World Heritage …

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longmen grottoes

Longmen Grottoes

Country: China | Type: Cultural | Theme: Buddhist, Religious Structure  Introduction to Longmen Grottoes The history of the stone engravings at the Longmen Grottoes began when Emperor Xianwen changed the capital to Luoyang from Northern Wei in 493. Work carried on until the Ming Dynasty, over 400 years later. The peak of the creation of the rock carvings was from the latter 400s …

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