Also known as the Temple of the Golden Pavilion – for obvious reasons. The present pavilion is a modern one, dating from the 1950s, after the previous structure was burned down by a crazed monk. However, there has been a temple on the site since the 14th century AD.
Prambanan is one of the largest Hindu temple complexes in South East Asia. Built over a thousand years ago, it is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is located near the Javanese city of Yogyakarta.
Unfortunately a 2006 earthquake caused major damage to the site rendering much of it unstable and off-limit to visitors.
The sensuous curves of one of the many such sculptures in the Khajuraho temple complex. Madhya Pradesh, India.
Impressive sculptures adorn the interior of one of the temples in the Khajuraho complex, famous for their erotic sculptures. Madhya Pradesh, India.
One of the beautifully ornate ceilings of the Jain Adinatha Temple in Ranakpur, Rajasthan.