Temples are places for meditation, contemplation, adoration, and worship. Many are associated with particular religions which simply refer to their “churches” as temples. It may be surprising that there are so many “temples” around the world.
Temple of Heaven, Beijing, China — The largest building in this complex is the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, one of the world’s most stunning structures.
Lama Temple, Beijing, China — This is the main Buddhist temple in China’s capital.
Temple of the Reclining Buddha, Bangkok, Thailand — Also known as Wat Pho, this temple complex is one of the most visited in Bangkok.
Golden Buddha Temple, Bangkok, Thailand — Wat Traimit contains this huge Buddha made of real gold.