Ta Prohm, Cambodia

Ta Prohm, Cambodia

Ta Prohm is a temple at Angkor, Cambodia. It was built in the Bayon style largely in the late 12th and early 13th centuries. It was founded by Khmer King Jayavarman VII as a Mahayana Buddhist monastery and university. In 1992 it was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Ta Prohm, Cambodia

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Prambanan Temple Compounds in Indonesia

Prambanan Temple Compounds in Indonesia

Prambanan is a 9th century Hindu temple in Central Java. It is dedicated to the Trimurti, the expression of God as the creator (Brahma), the Preserver (Vishnu) and the Destroyer (Shiva). The temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site (1991) and is the largest Hindu temple in Indonesia. Thanks to Edwin.

Prambanan Temple Compounds, Indonesia

The Holy Shrine of Imam Reza in Mashad, Iran

The Holy Shrine of Imam Reza in Mashad, Iran

Imam Reza shrine in Mashad, is a complex which contains the mausoleum of Imam Reza. It is the largest mosque in the world by dimension and the second largest by capacity. This complex is the center of tourism in Iran. It covers an area of 267 079 square meters. In 818 Imam Reza was murdered and buried on this location. Shias and sunnis started visiting there for pilgrimage of his grave. By the end of the 9th century a dome was built on the grave. During more than a millennium it has been devastated and reconstructed several times. Thanks to Nasim.