Top 5 Most Beautiful Temples in Asia You Must Visit

Top 5 Most Beautiful Temples in Asia You Must Visit

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1. The Sri Sivan Temple, Singapore

The Sri Sivan Temple is a well known Hindu temple located at Singapore. This is made for the god Shiva who is the presiding deity. This temple based on beautiful Dravidian architecture. This is build on 1850 and famous for Navratri, Guru Peryarchi,Navratri, Skantha Shasti festivals.

Several major festivals are celebrated at Sri Sivan Temple. Most 2 important celebrations here are Maha Shivaratri and Vasantha. This is one of the most Most Beautiful Temples in Asia You Must Visit. Temple Operating Hours Morning : 6:00 am – 12:00 Noon  and Evening : 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

The Temple of Heaven, Beijing, China

2. The Temple of Heaven, Beijing, China

The Temple of Heaven is located at Beijing, China. This is said to be an Imperial Sacrificial Altar in Beijing. The Temple of Heaven is a medieval complex of religious buildings. The Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties visited the temple. They conduct ceremonies of prayer to Heaven.

During the Yongle Emperor period,  from 1406 to 1420 the temple constructed. The total area  cover 2.73 km² of parkland and comprises three main groups of constructions. This includes :- The Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, The Imperial Vault of Heaven and the The Circular Mound Altar. There are four of the park’s gates (east/west/south/north) which are accessible by public transportation. 

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, India

3. Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, India

Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple is situated in Thiruvanthpuram. Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple’s main  deity is Lord Vishnu. It is a 260 year old temple beleaguering over 2400 sq meters. Padmanabha is reclined over holy serpent made up of sacred stones (salagramam) which has been brought from Nepal by Elephant slowly.

It is one of the wealthiest temple in India. the temple is embedded with assets like gold, jewels, three-and-a-half feet tall gold idol of Mahavishnu studded with rubies and emeralds, ceremonial attire for decorating the deity consists of 16-part gold anki weighing almost 30 kilograms (66 lb) together with gold coconut shells, one studded with rubies and emeralds. 

Yakcheonsa Temple, Korea

4. Yakcheonsa Temple, Korea

Yakchunsa is a well known Buddhist temple of the Jogye Order located in Jeju island, South Korea. There are no remaining records about its foundation details. The temple is located in a beautiful place where you can see mineral water spring flows from the ground year round.

The place is also famous as One of the Biggest Dharma Halls in Asia and Biggest Wooden Buddha Statue in Korea located here. The management conducts temple stay programs where visitors can experience Buddhist culture.

Yakushi-ji, Japan

5. Yakushi-ji, Japan

Yakushi-ji, Japan is one of the famous imperial and ancient Buddhist temples located in Japan. This is one among the Seven Great Temples of Nanto, located in Nara. “The Medicine Buddha” in Yakushi-ji temple is one of first Buddhist Deities to arrive in Japan. This is founded by Emperor Temmu.

Layout of the temple is symmetrical. You can see two main halls and two three story pagodas. This layout is known as “yakushiji-style”. The East Pagoda of the temple is one of the finest pagodas in Japan. 

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