10. Haeinsa Temple, South Korea
Address: 10 Chiin-ri, Gaya-myeon, Hapcheon-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea
Haeinsa is most notable for being the home of the Tripitaka Koreana, the whole of the Buddhist Scriptures carved onto 81,350 wooden printing blocks, which it has housed since 1398.
09. Wat Arun, Bangkok
08. Pha That Luang, Laos
07. Jokhang Temple, Central Lhasa
06. Todaiji Temple, Japan
Address: 406-1 Zoshicho, Nara, Nara Prefecture 630-8211, Japan
Todai-ji Great Buddha Hall, houses the world’s largest bronze statue of the Buddha Vairocana, known in Japanese simply as Daibutsu. The temple also serves as the Japanese headquarters of the Kegon school of Buddhism.
05. Boudhanath, Nepal
04. Mahabodhi Temple, Bodh Gaya
03. Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar, Yangon
02. Chart, Ayeyarwady River
Address: Burma, Myanmar
During the time of Kingdom of Pagan between the 11th and 13th centuries, over 10,000 Buddhist temples, pagodas and monasteries were constructed in the Bagan of which 2200 temples and pagodas still survive to the present day.
01. Borobudur, Yogyakarta
Address: Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia
Borobudur, or Barabudur, is a 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist Temple monument consists of nine stacked platforms, six square and three circular, topped by a central dome. The temple is decorated with 2,672 relief panels and 504 Buddha statues. The central dome is surrounded by 72 Buddha statues, each seated inside a perforated stupa.