Posts Tagged: buddhist temple

This is… Shwedagon Pagoda

The most famous landmark in Yangon, Shwedagon Pagoda is one of the most sacred place for Burmese Buddhists. It is believed that as far as 2,600 years ago there was a pagoda at Shwedagon’s current location; making it one of the longest continuous religious site in the world.

This is… HCMC

  Ho Chi Minh City aka Saigon doesn’t really attract me, it lacks the charm and laid-backness of Hanoi, the attractions of Hue and Hoi An.

Postcards 4U: Heavenly creatures

Dear U, This was taken at Wat Rong Khun, Chiang Rai. A work of majestic proportion by local artist Chalermchai Kositpipat, this contemporary Buddhist temple is all white to represent the purity of the Buddha.

Wat is this

Thailand has been a tourist/traveler’s mecca for a long time. Known as The Land of Smiles, the Thais are friendly, polite and humble. I think that has a lot to do with their religion – Buddhism.