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|Rock Fort |
The Rock Fort Temple tops on a 83m high outcrop. This temple was built by the Pallavas as a small cave temple, but the Nayaks made use of its naturally fortified Position. It is a stiff climb, up the 437 steps cut into the stone to the top but well worth the view. Non-Hindus are not allowed into the Vinayaka Temple at the summit and at the bigger Sri Thayumanaswamy Temple ded...
|The Water temple of Zaghouan is usually referred to by its French name, Temple des Eaux, or Temple des Numphes. It dates back to Roman times, and was not a temple, simpy a grand fountain||08/17/2006||625|
|The Toji temple was founded in 823 A.D. by order of Emperor Saga. The temple's formal name is Kyo-o Gokoku-ji, but it is commonly known as Toji, the name meaning East Temple. The pagoda of Toji stands 57 m high, and is the tallest wooden tower in Japan.||10/23/2005||475|
|The Temple of Artemis (Greek: Ἀρτεμίσιον Artemision), also known less precisely as Temple of Diana, was a Greek temple dedicated to Artemis completed— in its most famous phase— around 550 BC at Ephesus (in present-day Turkey). Though the monument was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, only foundations and sculptural fragments of the...||01/08/2010||614|
|Konark Sun Temple is a 13th century Sun temple loacted in Orissa state of India. King Narasimhadeva I (1236-1264 CE) of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty constructed it.||05/19/2011||237|
|A very Popular Temple to the Goddess Vaishno Devi in Ahmedabad. It is modelled after and is a scale replica of the Vaishno Devi Temple in the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir in northern India. The temple draws huge crowds of devotees from all over India.||11/15/2007||752|
|The Fresno California Temple is the 78th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The temple has approximately 10,700 square feet of floor space and includes a celestial room, two endowment rooms seating 40 people in each room, two sealing rooms, and a baptistry. The exterior is gray granite, quarried near Fresno. The spire is topped by a gold statue of the angel Mor...||07/18/2005||569|
|The Temple of Apollo was constructed by the Greeks ca. 570 B.C. and is Sicily's oldest Doric temple. Since ancient times it has been used as a Byzantine church, an Islamic mosque, a Norman church and a Spanish barracks.||03/16/2006||513|
|Brihadeeswara Temple or Peruvudaiyaar Koyil is located at Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India. It is also known as Rajarajeswaram and is the world's first complete granite temple and a brilliant example of the major heights achieved by Cholas kingdom Vishwakarmas in temple architecture. It is a tribute and a reflection of the power of its patron RajaRaja Chola I. It remains as one of the greatest glor...||05/28/2011||624|
|Omkareshwar Temple. A famous shiva temple in Pune INDIA||02/22/2006||440|
|The Temple of Kalabsha (also Temple of Mandulis) is a Ancient Egyptian temple that was originally located at Bab al-Kalabsha (Gate of Kalabsha), approximately 50 kilometers south of Aswan. The temple was situated on the west bank of the Nile River, in Nubia and was originally built around 30 BC during the early Roman era. While the temple was constructed in Augustus's reign, it was never finish...||01/10/2010||354|
|Luxor Temple is a large Ancient Egyptian temple complex located on the east bank of the River Nile in the city today known as Luxor (ancient Thebes) and was founded in 1400 B.C.E.
Known in the Egyptian language as ipet resyt, or "the southern sanctuary", the temple was dedicated to the Theban Triad of Amun, Mut, and Chons and was built during the New Kingdom, the focus of the annual Opet ...