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Found: The Foundations of an Ancient Temple of Ramses II
The remnants date back 3,200 years
October 17, 2017
The Architect Who Married Modernism and Ancient Khmer Style
Until his recent death, Vann Molyvann struggled to bring Cambodia's past and present together.
October 13, 2017
Kwan Kung Temple
The only Chinese temple in Mumbai.
Added by Joanna Lobo
San Pawl il-Baħar, Malta
The ruins of a megalithic monument sit right in the garden of a luxurious Maltese resort.
Added by Luis Morato
The Temple of Tolerance
A gregarious Ohio resident has been building his whimsical temple to peace for decades.
Added by GeeOJulie
Columns of the Temple of Augustus
The 2,000-year-old Roman columns are hidden within Barcelona's Gothic Quarter.
Added by bquetglas
Santa Maria Capua Vetere, Italy
Mithraeum at Santa Maria Capua Vetere
The underground sanctuary of a mysterious ancient Roman religious cult contains an exquisite traditional fresco.
Added by Nero
The Ancient Greeks May Have Deliberately Built Temples on Fault Lines
Then again, they may just have an awful lot of both.
September 12, 2017
Houghton le Spring, England
The nearly 200-year-old folly has a secret spiral staircase hidden in one of its pillars.
Added by georgialk22
The Temple of Pythons
Dozens of snakes are housed and worshipped within the walls of this Vodun temple.
Added by Erin Everywhere
Nagoa Ash Shatb, Egypt
Temple of Kom Ombo
One of its engravings is believed to be among the first representations of medical and surgical instruments.
Added by Jaszmina Szendrey
El Paso, Texas
Lhakhang Cultural Exhibit
A Bhutanese temple gifted from the isolated Himalayan kingdom is now a surprising cultural gem in El Paso.
Added by Michael Inscoe
The Light Of Truth Universal Shrine (LOTUS)
The flower-shaped temple in Virginia aims to transcend the boundaries of the world’s religions.
Added by nst20906
First Spiritualist Temple
America's original house of worship for Spiritualism, the religious movement based on communing with the dead.
Added by cstaysniak
Found: An Aztec Temple Hiding Under the Streets of Mexico City
Along with 32 sets of human neck bones.
June 08, 2017
Temple Beth Shalom
This tiny, charming synagogue in the Cayman Islands was built by a man as a present for his Jewish wife.
Added by gracesuarez
Varėnos rajono savivaldybė, Lithuania
Pyramid of Merkine
The pyramid and dome deep inside the Dzūkija forest are believed to channel divine energy.
Added by ahvenas
A shrine contains nearly 200 statues of the Buddhist deity Jizo, dressed in bibs by parents who have lost a child.
Added by abbyzoom
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