10 Ancient Greek Temples You Must See; Nikoleta Kalmouki; Greek Reporter — All About World Heritage Sites

Photo: Public Domain Many important ancient Greek temples are located in Greece as well as other countries that were then part of the ancient Greek world. Source: 10 Ancient Greek Temples You Must See

10 Ancient Greek Temples You Must See; Nikoleta Kalmouki; Greek Reporter — All About World Heritage Sites

Saving the Temples on the Nile; Deutsche Welle — All About World Heritage Sites

Photo: Arte France A timeless treasure, nearly lost forever. Without the UNESCO‘s unprecedented rescue operation, future generations might have only seen the stunning temples of Ramses II and Cleopatra in the pages of history books. Read more from source

Saving the Temples on the Nile; Deutsche Welle — All About World Heritage Sites

The Temple and the Man — SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE

Vitruvius, De Architectura 1 “The building of temples relies on symmetry and architects need to most carefully understand the reason for this. It comes from proposition, which was called “analogy” in Greek. Proportion derives from fixed segments of the parts of the building and the whole—and the balance of symmetry is achieved through this. For no building…

The Temple and the Man — SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE

Japan’s Hidden World of Temples; Soren Dreier; BBC — All About World Heritage Sites

Surrounded by eight peaks and suspended high in the mountains, Koya-san’s 117 temples evoke a spiritual experience like none other. A walk in the woods In 816 AD, a monk named Kukai wandered into the thickly forested slopes of Mount Koya (Koya-san) in Japan’s Wakayama Prefecture in hope of finding a suitable site to build […]

Japan’s Hidden World of Temples; Soren Dreier; BBC — All About World Heritage Sites