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Under the Radar Asian Temples

Under the Radar Asian Temples

You’ve seen Angkor Wat and Wat Arun, but what about some of these under the radar Asian temples? These less-touristy Asian temples are incredibly unique and make a great addition to our journeys to Asia. Hanging Temple | Datong, China The Hanging Temple (also known as the Hanging Monastery) was built into the west cliff of Jinxia Gorge 164 feet above the ground. Built in 491, it’s an architectural wonder that has withstood the test of time. Oak crossbeams fit into chiseled holes in the cliff providing the foundation for the temple, while bedrock hides the main support system. The […]

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