Tag: Temple

  • Legendary Paths, the Pilgrimage of the 88 Temples of Shikoku in Japan

    Legendary Paths, the Pilgrimage of the 88 Temples of Shikoku in Japan | 1200 km so far the pilgrimage of the 88 temples on the Japanese island of Shikoku, the country’s most famous religious path of the Rising Sun, which traditionally should be carried out on foot (from 30 to 60 days), but today it […]

  • States of Malaysia – Melaka

    States of Malaysia – Melaka – Malacca (Malay: Melaka) (dubbed The Historic State or Negeri Bersejarah by locals) is the third smallest Malaysian state, after Perlis and Penang. It is located in the southern region of the Malay Peninsula, next to the Straits of Malacca. It borders Negeri Sembilan to the north and Johor to […]

  • States of Malaysia – Kelantan

    States of Malaysia – Kelantan – Kelantan is a state of Malaysia. The capital and royal seat is Kota Bharu. The Arabic honorific of the state is Darul Naim, (“The Blissful Abode”). Kelantan is positioned in the north-east of Peninsular Malaysia. It is bordered by Narathiwat Province of Thailand to the north, Terengganu to the […]

  • Five of the Most Stunning Sights in Vietnam

    Guest post contributed by Vietnam-made ALSO Home. The fabulous countryside and Temples of Vietnam has no shortage of beautiful and fascinating sights that reflect the cultural values that have maintained this country through many waves of invasion over the centuries. The lush landscapes, beautiful centers of worship and even the “badlands” of this country are […]

  • Why You Should Visit Siem Reap Cambodia

    As far as Angkor Wat temple go, Siem Reap ranks right at the top of its historical and cultural significance as well as global recognition. Located 5.5 km north of the modern town of Siem Reap, Angkor Wat is the essence of the high classical style of Khmer architecture. It has become a symbol of […]

  • Dai Temple – A Man-Made Sacred Wonder

    For those whose feet do not ache after ascending Mount Taishan, the Dai Temple in downtown Tai’an is a leisurely stroll. This is where some of the emperors stayed before or after their ascension. But “Qianlong slept here” does not begin to explain the temple’s status. The old cypresses and tortoise-supported steles are better testament […]

  • Kiyomizu Dera Temple Osaka

    This is another UNESCO World Heritage listed site in Japan – Kiyomizu-dera (音羽山清水寺, Otowa-san Kiyomizu-dera, literally means “Pure Water Temple”), one of the oldest Buddhist temple in Kyoto. This famous temple received World Cultural Heritage Listing by UNESCO in December 1994. Kiyomizudera (The Clear Water Temple) is the main temple of the Hosso sect of […]