Tag: temple

  • Uluwatu Temple, Bali

    written by yokekei on 2013-01-31 in #world #locations
    Uluwatu Temple, Bali

    Uluwatu Temple officially known as Pura Luhur Uluwatu, a Balinese sea temple in Bali. Built in the 11th century, it is one of nine directional temples meant to protect Bali from evil spirits. Uluwatu Temple is a must visit place when you travel to Bali, Indonesia since it is an awesome and spectacular place.

  • Explore Little Tibet in Kathmandu, Nepal

    written by bravebird on 2011-02-26 in #world #locations
    Explore Little Tibet in Kathmandu, Nepal

    From dawn 'til dusk, hundreds of monks as well as Nepalese and Tibetans of every age walk around a 40m high stupa called Boudha or Bodhnath. They pray their mantra by murmuring and twirling the prayer wheels over and over, seeking for accumulated wisdom and merit (good karma) as well as purified negativity (bad karma).

  • Nara: Where The Messenger of God Resides

    written by sugiyamasatomi on 2009-06-01 in #world #locations
    Nara: Where The Messenger of God Resides

    Nara is definitely one of my favorite city in Japan. It is a city of culture, tradition, and nature all together.

  • The Buddist Temple : 万佛殿 Wan fo dian.

    written by eva_eva on 2009-04-17 in #world #locations
    The Buddist Temple : 万佛殿 Wan fo dian.

    During the last visit to one of my Lomo buddies in his hometown, he brought us to a temple nearby his house. We went to the Wan Fo Dian temple.

  • Kyoto: The Must-See While in Japan

    written by takezzo on 2010-01-14 in #world #locations
    Kyoto: The Must-See While in Japan

    Probably, Kyoto is the number one popular spot for foreign tourists in Japan. It is a historically quite important city with a lot of well preserved architectures and it used to be the capital of the nation more than a thousand years ago.

  • Temple of Diana

    written by zulupt on 2010-01-29 in #world #locations
    Temple of Diana

    The Temple of Diana is located in the heart of Évora, Portugal. It is a Roman Temple built in the 1st Century B.C. and it is what is left of the city forum. It has been classified by UNESCO as World historical heritage.

  • Memories of Japan I: Fushimi Inari, Temple of the Thousand Torii

    written by susielomovitz on 2013-05-20 in #world #locations
    Memories of Japan I: Fushimi Inari, Temple of the Thousand Torii

    Over the years, I've felt like I owe a beautiful set of locations to this Magazine -- memories of my trip to Japan. Since it's better late than never, I've finally decided to get in front of the keyboard , write about the wonderful trip and share it with you. Let's start with Fushimi Inari, the temple of the thousand Torii, located in Kyoto.

  • Buddha Tooth Relic Temple

    written by renaishashin on 2009-10-09 in #world #locations
    Buddha Tooth Relic Temple

    A place that will astonish you! A must go for locals and tourists alike, with its rich culture and history.

  • Angkor Wat: Kingdom of Wonder

    written by weechonghooi on 2011-12-28 in #world #locations
    Angkor Wat: Kingdom of Wonder

    This is not the first location feature of Angkor Wat here in Lomography but I would still love to share my experience of traveling to Angkor Wat, instead of just saying a story about Angkor Wat.

  • Tow Moo Keong Temple, Kuantan: Nine Emperor Gods Festival

    written by guitarleo on 2011-12-26 in #world #locations
    Tow Moo Keong Temple, Kuantan: Nine Emperor Gods Festival

    The Nine Emperor Gods Festival is one of the big festivals for Taoists in Southeast Asia. This is a nine-day celebration beginning on the first day of the 9th lunar month of the Chinese calendar.

  • Kathmandu, Nepal: Monkey Invasion at Swayambhunath

    written by bravebird on 2011-03-14 in #world #locations
    Kathmandu, Nepal: Monkey Invasion at Swayambhunath

    Prior to your visit to the remarkable holy Buddhism stupa, located about 3km east of the main tourist area Thamel, you need to get past two barriers: first of all, the pronunciation of 'Swayambhunath' and second, the 365 stairs up to the main stupa on top of the hill. But it's worth the effort: hundreds of peaceful monkeys will accord a hearty welcome and a stunning view of the Kathmandu Valley with the surrounding mountains will provide your Lomo with breathtaking pictures.

  • Nikko, A Must Visit Spot in Japan

    written by nerdcist on 2009-11-12 in #world #locations
    Nikko, A Must Visit Spot in Japan

    Best place to escape from busy, modern Tokyo and a perfect place for enjoying the natural beauty and visiting shrines and temples.

  • Zen Garden Of Tofukuji Temple

    written by sugiyamasatomi on 2009-09-09 in #world #locations
    Zen Garden Of Tofukuji Temple

    Take a look at this quiet and beautiful Zen garden!

  • Buddha Tooth Relic

    written by cyanwater on 2009-08-03 in #world #locations
    Buddha Tooth Relic

    The Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum (BTRTM) was founded in 2002 and situated at the cultural Chinatown. Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum established the Buddhist Culture Museum, with the mission to collect, research and exhibit Buddhist artifacts from Asia region to encourage deeper understanding of Buddhism.

  • Ancient Ayutthaya

    written by vstephanie on 2009-03-21 in #world #locations
    Ancient Ayutthaya

    The morning after a heavy night in Khao San, we decided to hop on the local train, head pumping and all, but with one mission in mind – to go back to the old school: the ancient city of Ayutthaya!

  • Pirates, Caribbean Island Life (Mexico)

    written by blue-dog on 2009-02-13 in #world #locations
    Pirates, Caribbean Island Life (Mexico)

    There is a place in Mexico that I fell madly in love with many years ago called Isla Mujeres. English translation; Island of Woman . So just given that information it becomes a place of wonder lust to most people. I love the slow life here, and it is nothing like the excess of Cancun. With its Caribbean cobalt sky, ( take your LCA ) and crystal clear turquoise waters,( take your Frogeye) And white-bright sugar-sand beaches, you could shoot lots of slow speed films here, or even pinhole shooting because it can be very bright in the shade on most summer days.

  • Purify Yourself at Pura Tirta Empul, Bali

    written by yokekei on 2013-03-04 in #world #locations
    Purify Yourself at Pura Tirta Empul, Bali

    Pura Tirta Empul is a Hindu temple in Bali Island, Indonesia. The name of "Tirta Empul" means "crystal clear stream". It is famous for its holy water where people go for purification and various religious ceremonies.

  • Your Neighborhood’s Boring? Look Again

    written by uncle_jay on 2012-05-16 in #world #locations
    Your Neighborhood’s Boring? Look Again

    Think you got nothing to shoot? Try looking at your own neighborhood again. You’ll be surprised at what you can find if you looked hard enough.

  • Batu Caves, Malaysia

    written by eva_eva on 2011-04-14 in #world #locations
    Batu Caves, Malaysia

    Batu Caves is a well-known tourist attraction with its 272 rock stairs as well as the 42.7m high statue of the Lord Murugan.

  • Blessings of Singapore

    written by arienvalo on 2010-07-31 in #world #locations
    Blessings of Singapore

    Here is a massive collection of photos in various communities in Singapore! Taken with fellow Lomographers and photographers on our walkabouts through alleys and finding new places to see, despite having lived here all my life.

  • The Old City Of Jerusalem

    written by dudizm on 2009-10-03 in #world #locations
    The Old City Of Jerusalem

    Archeological research never ends in Jerusalem, you can see big tents everywhere protecting the searchers working. The city is so full of details and things to see than just 1 lomo location is not enough. I will make more specific location next time. Kotel Wailing Wall Streets Gates people churches.

  • Gokarna a Peaceful Destination

    written by -a-l-b-e-r-t-o- on 2009-06-28 in #world #locations
    Gokarna a Peaceful Destination

    Gokarna is definitely a magnificent place for a beach holiday but also nice to spend time in the village, temples are everywhere. It is downright inexpensive. Food and accommodation believe me is dirt-cheap on these beaches.

  • Exploring Plaosan Temple Complex,Yogyakarta

    written by dikasapi on 2012-03-23 in #world #locations
    Exploring Plaosan Temple Complex,Yogyakarta

    Plaosan Temple is one of the Hindu-Buddha temples located in Bugisan Village, which is east of Yogyakarta City and about 1 kilometer northeast of Prambanan Temple. Plaosan Temple was built in the mid 9th century by Sri Kahulunnan or Pramodhawardhani, the daughter of Samaratungga, a descendant of the Sailendra Dynasty, and who was married to Rakai Pikatan in the Hindu tradition.

  • Colossal Statue of Ramses II in Memphis, Cairo

    written by weechonghooi on 2009-03-02 in #world #locations
    Colossal Statue of Ramses II in Memphis, Cairo

    Memphis... extended for 15 kilometers from Giza to Saqqara. One of the oldest cities on Earth. Legendary Memphis was the capital of the ancient Egypt throughout the old kingdom.

  • SoLocations: Finding Peace in Davao City

    written by walasiteodito on 2013-05-01 in #world #locations
    SoLocations: Finding Peace in Davao City

    Often times, I find myself more comfortable shooting alone, because I can focus more on my shots and I can go unnoticed by people. Also, some places are more beautiful if you shoot it alone, especially temples because you have to be silent; you need to find peace to capture the feel of the place in your photos.

  • Ta Prohm: Amazing Roots and Trees

    written by weechonghooi on 2011-11-26 in #world #locations
    Ta Prohm: Amazing Roots and Trees

    This is about a visit to a kingdom of wonder called "Ta Prohm" located in Seam Reap, Cambodia. Ta Prohm, is the one temple that painted my impression the most during my visit to Cambodia. It was a backpacking free and easy trip. So I did not read much about this temple and I could not explain much of its history. However, I could tell you guys how amazing this place is.

  • Kek Lok Si, Penang, Malaysia

    written by kiwikoh on 2011-01-15 in #world #locations
    Kek Lok Si, Penang, Malaysia

    Are you planning a visit to Penang, Malaysia? Well you must include the Kek Lok Si (Temple) in your itinerary! Not only is it a must-see site but it also makes for a cool Lomo Location if you're looking for a new spot to experiment with film photography.

  • The Imposing, Floating Torii

    written by warning on 2010-11-03 in #world #locations
    The Imposing, Floating Torii

    One of the most photographed places in Japan, this is a clear and spectacular example of the fusion of nature with man’s handy work. The warrior chief Taira no Kivomori, built the first Torii in the 12th century. The current structure (constructed in 1875) measures about 16 metres in height and has a four-pillar structure for stability.

  • Ratu Boko

    written by monoflow on 2009-09-17 in #world #locations
    Ratu Boko

    Ratu Boko (King Boko Palace) was a glorious building that was constructed during the reign of Rakai Panangkaran, descendant of Sailendra dynasty. The palace that initially was named Abhayagiri Vihara (that means a monastery on a peaceful hill) was built for seclusion purpose and to focus on spiritual life.

  • Say a Little Prayer

    written by cyanwater on 2009-07-31 in #world #locations
    Say a Little Prayer

    Say a little prayer at Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery, the largest Buddhist temple in Singapore. Founded in 1920, the building of Phor Kark See Monastery started as the first traditional Chinese forest monastery in Singapore.