Al Khazneh, Petra, Jordan

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The Al-Khazneh (The Treasury) in Petra, is one of the most elaborate temples. Petra is a city of the Nabatean Kingdom inhabited by the Arabs in ancient times. As with most of the other buildings in this ancient town, this structure was carved out of a sandstone rock face.

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Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem, Israel

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The Dome of the Rock is an Islamic shrine located on the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem. It was initially completed in 691–92 CE at the order of Umayyad Caliph Abd al-Malik.

The Dome of the Rock (Qubbat al-Sakhra) is an octagonal structure on an elevated platform in the middle of the Temple Mount area in Jerusalem. It is revered by most Muslims as the spot from which the Prophet Muhammad ascended to Heaven. Since its construction, the Dome has been for Muslims more than a mere structure.

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Ta Prohm Temple, Siep Reap, Cambodia

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The Ta Prohm is the modern name of the temple in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Unlike most Angkorian temples, Ta Prohm is in much the same condition in which it was found: the photogenic and atmospheric combination of trees growing out of the ruins and the jungle surroundings have made it one of Angkor’s most popular temples with visitors.

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Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia

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A temple complex that is very rightly on the Unesco World Heritage List is the Angkor Wat in Cambodia. This is the largest religious monument in the world, and its beauty and condition is unmatched. Angkor Wat was built in the first half of the 12th century. Its estimated construction time is thirty years, by King Suryavarman II who dedicated it to the Hindu god Vishnu. What is the Khmer name for ‘temple’, and this was probably added to’ Angkor’ when it became a Buddhist temple in the 16th century. It is believed to have been a mortuary temple for King Suryavarman II. It explains its orientation to the west, which symbolizes the setting sun and death.

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