Southeast Asia has the beautiful and colourful temples. Here are the top 7 most famous temples in south-east Asia you should visit.
1. Batu caves – Malaysia
Batu caves are one of the most famous tourist attractions in Malaysia. It is a limestone hill and is a place of pilgrimage for Hindus. A gold-painted statue is of Sri Subramanyam Swami (son of the lord shiva and Goddess Parvathi), The statue is 140 feet in height.
2. Prambanan – Indonesia
Prambanan temple is a 9th-century Hindu temple dedicated to the Trimurti(Lord Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva).
The temple compound, a UNESCO world heritage is the largest Hindu temple site in Indonesia and the second-largest in south-east Asia.
3. Sanctuary of Truth – Thailand
Sanctuary of truth is a very famous tourist attraction in Pattaya, Bangkok. The Architecture of this temple is fully beautiful, the main idea of the temple is to show that all religions lead to the only one truth.
4. Tanah Lot Temple – Indonesia
Tanah lot temple is one of Bali’s most famous destination, located in Tabanan regency, Bali. The sea temple is built on a huge rock right in the middle of the ocean. watching the sunset at Tanah lot temple will be just simply beautiful.
5. White Temple – Thailand
Wat Rong Khun or white temple is a unique temple that stands out through the white colour. It represents the purity of Buddha. Chalermchai Kositpipat, a Thai artist, designed the temple in 1997.
6. Sri Mariamman Temple – Singapore
This Temple is Singapore’s oldest Hindu temple.
Sri Mariamman Temple is best known for the colourful carved 6-tiered Gopurams over the temple gates.
7.Wat Arun – Bangkok
Wat Arun is a Buddhist temple in Bangkok Yai district of Bangkok on the Thonburi west bank of the Chao Phraya River.
This Buddhist temple derives its name after the Hindu God Aruna. Every morning the light bounces off the temple – which makes the temple glow that’s why it’s called the “Temple of Dawn”.