Tag: pagoda

  • Old Northern Seoul

    written by vicky_rose on 2011-08-24 #places
    Old Northern Seoul

    Sometimes, living in Seoul or being a tourist in Seoul, you need to take a break from the high-rise apartments, neon lights, and crowds. If you need a bit of downtime, it's worth having a wander around the 14th century palaces and their surrounding areas to discover a bit of old-style Korea.

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  • Let's Go Visit the Leaning Tower of Malaysia!

    written by yokekei on 2012-08-30 #places
    Let's Go Visit the Leaning Tower of Malaysia!

    Let's go visit the Leaning Tower of Malaysia! The Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan is one of the famous landmarks in Perak, and I would like to say that, in the whole of Malaysia as well. It is well known in Malaysia because of its leaning character, which is similar to the world famous Tower of Pisa in Italy. It takes about a 2.5 - 3 hour drive from Selangor.

  • Ta Cu Buddha

    written by katya-leontyeva on 2010-06-15 #places
    Ta Cu Buddha

    The statue of Buddha on Nirvana of Ta Cu is longest Buddha statue in Vietnam.

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  • Bowonniwet Vihara Temple - Bangkok, Thailand

    written by phiphu on 2010-08-27 #places
    Bowonniwet Vihara Temple - Bangkok, Thailand

    Bowonniwet Vihara Temple is a first class Royal Buddhist monastery of the Dhammayut tradition, located on the northeast side of Bangkok's Ratanakosin island, just inside the old city wall bordering Banglumpoo canal, on Pra Sumeru road.

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  • Dali Three Pagodas (崇圣寺三塔) Yunnan Province, China

    written by breakphreak on 2009-05-25 #places
    Dali Three Pagodas (崇圣寺三塔) Yunnan Province, China

    Those unique three pagodas are perhaps the main tourist attraction near Dali old town and that's on purpose!

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  • Peace in the Park: Battersea Park London

    written by simonh82 on 2011-08-11 #places
    Peace in the Park: Battersea Park London

    When you need to escape the throb and thrum of the city, what better place to go to than a riverside park with its very own peace pagoda? Battersea Park in London is a fantastic place to recharge your batteries and chill out.

  • Insadong Street, a Must for Tourists in Seoul

    written by deprofundis on 2012-03-08 #places
    Insadong Street, a Must for Tourists in Seoul

    This street is known as the place you have to visit to buy typical souvenirs. But that isn't all you can find here. There are plenty of restaurants and traditional teashops where you feel like you're in the past.

  • Global Vipassana Pagoda - Mumbai

    written by prao06 on 2011-03-03 #places
    Global Vipassana Pagoda - Mumbai

    The Global Vipassana Pagoda is a short drive (1 hour) from the intensely packed Mumbai. You can also choose to go there by catching a ferry over the Gorai Khadi at Borivli. It is a great place to have a relaxed evening.

  • Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

    written by do-the-strand on 2008-12-29 #places
    Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

    Golden Gate Park is a large rectangular park located in San Francisco. The park is modeled after Central Park in New York and Lincoln Park in Chicago. The area offers lakes, gardens, museums, and an indoor greenhouse containing rare flora and fauna. It is an excellent place for locals and visitors alike to spend the day and get away from the hustle and bustle of San Francisco proper.

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  • Twin Pagodas, Taiyuan, Shanxi province, China

    written by breakphreak on 2009-01-13 #places
    Twin Pagodas, Taiyuan, Shanxi province, China

    In history (like everywhere) the bigger is better. Same in religion, but accompanied with the meaning of being closer to heaven. This time it is about two octagonal pagodas (the tallest pair in China :), each one of more then 50 meters tall, standing since 16th century and accompanied with the temple and peony garden, which supposed to blossom beautifully in spring.