Category Archives: Temples, Monasteries and Mosques
Klenteng Hok Lay Kiong is a Chinese Temple in the Little China Town area of Bekasi. You can find it on Jl. Kenari 1, Bekasi, Jawa Barat 17113, not far from Bekasi Junction. Visiting close to the lunar new year, and … Continue reading
The famous UNESCO listed Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia’s northern province of Siem Reap was originally built as a Hindu temple and then converted to a Buddhist, it functioned as the centre of the Khmer Kingdom. The tourist crowds get large here, … Continue reading
Kampung Glam or the Arab quarter is a charming little collection of small shops, rug merchants, cheap hostels tea houses and bars (though a few are requesting others to respect their tradition and not serve alcohol) in Singapore, near the … Continue reading
Masjid Sultan ( مسجد سلطان ; Bahasa Malay for Sultan Mosque) is located at the corner of North Bridge Road and Muscat Street within the Kampong Glam district of Singapore. The mosque is considered one of the most important mosques in Singapore.
Bagan is an ancient area and major tourist drawcard of Burma that formed the Kingdom of Pagan and dates around the 9th – 13th Centuries. It is located not far from Mandalay, and will take you around 6 hours in … Continue reading
In a brave public show of religious tolerance, directly opposite the Grand Mosque of Jakarta, Masjid Istiqlal, is sited the Gereja Katedral Jakarta (Catholic Cathedral of Jakarta). It is a grand building, a mixture of classic Neo-Gothic style with an Indonesian … Continue reading
On the outskirts of Jakarta, in an area called Depok lies Masjid Dian Al-Mahri, otherwise known as Masjid Kubah Mas (the Golden Dome Mosque) is a magnificent mosque in which little expense was spared in building. Unlike many mosques in Indonesia … Continue reading