When we think of beautiful temples in Asia, the Taj Mahal in India, Angkor Wat in Cambodia, or perhaps Borobudur in Java might spring to mind. Asia is full of stunning places of worship, reflecting Hinduism, Buddhism and other spiritual practices. Here, we take you on a journey of some of Asia’s lesser-known temples.
Kailasa Temple – Ellora Caves, Maharashtra, India
If you’re inspired by ancient civilisations, you must visit the Kailasa temple in the Ajanta and Ellora caves near Mumbai. An astounding sight, the temple appears to have been excavated out of the surrounding rock. Scholars believe that the ancient caves date back as early as the 2nd century BC. Over 30 monasteries and temples have been expertly excavated from a 2km-long sloping rock face.
Cave no.16 hosts the
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