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Embrace Sacred Places
BUDDHISM
Cambodia

Siem Reap
Preah Ang Chek & Chorm Shrine
Wat Preah Prohm Rath
Wat Bo
Wat Damnak & Center for Khmer
Studies
Wats - Siam Reap - Misc. Art

China

Beijing
Yonghe Lama Temple

Dunhuang, Gansu Province
Mogao Caves

Emei Shan - Sichuan Province
Baoguosi Temple

Luoyang, Henan
Buddha Dragons Gate  Grottoes
White Horse Temple (68 AD)
Oldest Buddhist Temple

Jiǔhuá Shān
Sacred Buddhist Mountain

Putuo Shan  Zhejiang Province
Sacred Buddhist Mountain

Shanxi
Yungang Caves

Wutai Shan, Shanxi Province
(Believed to be the Abode of
Bodhisattva Manjshri)
Dailuoding Temple
Nanchan Temple
Qifo Temple
Yuanzhao Temple

Wulin Mountains, Zhejiang Province
Lingfeng Temple -AnJi
Lingin Temple - Hangzhou

India

Bodh Gaya

Darjeeling
Bhutia Busty Darjeeling Gompa

Dehra Dun
Tegchog Samten Ling

Dharmsala (McLeod Ganj)
Kalachakra Temple
Tsuglag Khang Complex (Namgyal
Monastery included)

Ellora
(The Buddhist Caves)

Sanchi   
Early Buddhist Stupas
Building of the Mahabodhi
(Buddhist Society)

Saranath (Deer Park)
Where The Shakumuni Buddha
attained Enlightenment

Sidhawari
Where a Karmapa of the Kagyu
Sect of Tibetan Buddhism Resides
Norbulinka Institute & Temple

Sikkim Area:
                 
Khecheopalri
Khecheopalri (Sacred) Lake

Norbugang
Coronation Chogyal
Coronation Throne of the FIrst
Lama King
Great Chorten
Miracle Footprint of Lama
Lhatsum Chempo
Norbugang Temple

Tashiding
Thong Warang-Dol Gompa
(Nyingma)
Ngadhak Changchub Choling
Padmasabava Temple

Yuksom
Dubdi Gompa
Village Stupa -
Kathok Wodsallin Gompa

Sujata Garh


Indonesia

Java

Candi Borobudor
Candi Mendut
Candi Pawon
Candi Plaosan Kidul
Candi Plaosan Lor
Mendut - Buddhist Monastry

Japan

Cheba Prefecture
Tejinago (Shingon) Temple
Kyoto
Rokuon-ji ,Kinkaku-ji Temple
(Golden Pavillian) Zen Buddhist in
Kyoto, Japan
Nara
Daian-ji Hondō at Nara, Nara Pref.,
Japan
Gango-ji Gokurakubo,   National
Treasure - Nara, Nara Prefecture,
Japan
Horyuji Temple  Buddhist Temple -
Nara Prefecture, Japan
Yogoto, Nagoa
Kosho-ji (Shingon) Temple

Korea

Busan
Beomosa Temple (Jogye  Order) 
Geumjeong-gu -Busan, S. Korea

Gyeongsangnam-do
Tongdosa Temple -(Jogye Order)
gyeongsangnam-do, S. Korea

Mount Songgwangsan
Jeollanam-do (Zen Buddhism) Mt.
Songgwangsan - S. Korea

Mudeungsan Mountains
Jeungsimsa Temple  - Mudeungsan
Mountain-Gwangju, S. Korea

Naksan Mountains
Naksansa Temple  (Buddhism -
Jogye Order) Naksan Mountain
Gangwon Province, S.Korea

Sobaek Mountains
Jonggak Guisa (Cheontae Sect)
Sobaek Mountains,
Chungcheongbuk-do, S. Korea

Laos

Luang Namtha

Luang Prabang

Chomsi Stupa
Haw Pha Bang
Royal Palace Temples & Museum
Vat Pak Khan Khammungkhun
Vat Phanluangratsouda Ram
Vat Phon Sa-At Phattiyamongkhoun
Vat Souvannakhiri
Vat Thammo Thayaram
Vat Visounarath
Wat Aham
Wat Hosian
Wat Manorom
Wat Pahouak
Wat Pakha Xaingaram
Wat Sap Sickaram
Wat Siphoutthabat Thippharam
Wat Sirimoungkhoun Sayaram

Vientiane

Impeng Temple
Phrathatluang Stupa 
Sisket Temple Museum

Malaysia

Malacca

Xiang Lin Si Temple

Nepal

Katmandu (& Surrounding Area)
Bhudhanath Stupa
Swayambhunath

Sri Lanka

Kandy
Sri Dalada Maligawa
(Temple of the Tooth)

Singapore
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple
Sakya Muni Bodhi Gaya Temple

Taiwan

Taroko Gorge National Park                                         
Changuang Temple - (Chen or Zen)

Tibet

Lhasa
Jokhang Temple (642 Year Built)

Shannan Region
Sakya Monastery  (1073 Year Built)

Xigatse
Palkhor Monastery
Tashilhunpo Monastery (1447)-
Seat of Pachen Lama

(See Mount Kailash Under
Interfaith)

Thailand

Ayothya

Wat Langkhadum
Wat Mahathat
Wat Phra Ram

Bangkok

City Pillar Shrine
Golden Mount
Wat Mahathat Yuwaratrangsart
Wat Pho
Wat Phra Kaew Grand Palace
Wat Suthat Thepwararam

Chang Mai

Wat Chai Phrakiat
Wat Chaisripoom
Wat Chiang Mun
Wat Chiang Yuen
Wat Dokkham
Wat Ku Tao
Wat Lamchang
Wat Pa Pao
Wat Panping
Wat Phakhao
Wat Phan On
Wat Phrasingh
Wat Tung Yu
Wat Umongmahatherachan

Chang Rai

Wat Klang Wiang
Wat Phra Singha

Krabi

Tiger Cave Monastery

Phetchaburi

Khao Luang Cave
Wat Boon Tawee
Wat Kamphaeng Laeng
Wat Yai Suwannaram

Sukhathai

Wat Sri Savaya
Wat Khuha Suwan
Wat Ratcha Thanee