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|The Kinkakuji temple of the Golden Pavilion was constructed in Kyoto's northern hills in 1398 by Yoshimitsu, the third Ashikaga shogun, it was once part of a much larger villa complex.||10/18/2005||514|
|AMRITSAR -GOLDEN TEMPLE of SIKHS||07/07/2006||2,177|
|Across the street from the Golden Mount, Wat Ratchanadda probably the most unique temple design in Bangkok. Rama III began construction of the ‘Loha Prasat’ in the 19th century but due to its complexity of design, it was completed only recently. Wat Ratchanadda comprises five towers of varying sizes topped by huge iron spikes. The temples many columns create a labyrinth that is great fun to exp...||08/24/2005||385|
|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||721|
|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 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||519|
|Mount Meru is an active volcano located just 70 kilometers (44 miles) west of Mount Kilimanjaro. It reaches 4,566 meters (14,978 feet) in height but has lost much of its bulk due to an eastward volcanic blast sometime in its distant past, perhaps similar to the eruption of Mount Saint Helens in Washington State in 1980. ||10/26/2005||1,314|
|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||745|
|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.||05/20/2011||333|
|Mount Jefferson is located in the Cascade Range between Mount Hood and Three Sisters.|
From USGS.gov: Mount Jefferson (3,199 meters - 10,495 feet) is a prominent feature of the landscape seen from highways east and west of the Cascades. Mount Jefferson (one of thirteen major volcanic centers in the Cascade Range) has erupted repeatedly for hundreds of thousands of years, with its ...
|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||808|
|Mount Erciyes is the highest mountain in central Turkey, a prominent landmark since antiquity (then known as Mount Argaeus) visible over much of the middle of the country. ||10/01/2005||997|