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

ART OF SOUTHEAST ASIA: THE KHMER EMPIRE — ArS Artistic Adventure of Mankind

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The powerful and rich Hindu civilization of the Gupta era couldn’t extend its influence to the West because it stumbled upon the barrier of Iran that was experiencing its peak period under the militarized state of the Sassanids. Sassanid Iran acted as a wall that forced the Indian trade to take the sea route of […]

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5 Oldest Temples In The World — From The Darkness Into The Light

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5 Oldest Temples in the World Temples offer very deep insight into cultures. Dating back thousands of years, temples are a must for travelers who are fascinated by history. The further back we go, the more we can begin to understand the origins of human civilization. And even today, with new religions popping up, houses […]

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