Hill of the Buddha – The Lavender-covered Buddha in Sapporo

A Buddhist shrine at Makomanai Takino Cemetery, designed by Japanese modernist architect Tadao Advertisements

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Larung Gar Town – The place of religion and peace in Larung Gar

A town in Sêrtar County of Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. The population of over 10,000 comprises primarily monks and nuns making it possibly the largest religious institute in the world, and is based around the Serthar Institute founded by Jigme Phuntsok. In 2016, reports emerged from Tibet that there was mass demolition drive by the People’s Republic […]

Terracotta Army – The World’s Largest group of ceramic figurines in Lintong

A collection of sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. It is a form of funerary art buried with the purpose of protecting the emperor in his afterlife. The tallest figures being the generals. The sculptures include warriors, chariots and horses. The three pits containing the Terracotta Army held more than […]