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Often overlooked, Koh Sichang is one of the Gulf of Thailand’s hidden gems. This tiny island is one of the closest beaches to Bangkok. Home to temples, a historic palace, and beautiful sandy beaches, Koh Sichang is a surprisingly easy and affordable weekend getaway from Bangkok.
Chi Lin Nunnery looks like it comes out of China’s imperial past. The temple was designed in the architectural style of the Tang Dynasty. There many Buddhist temples all throughout Hong Kong, but the Chi Lin Nunnery is the most beautiful one.
One of the most popular day trips from Luang Prabang, Laos is to visit the legendary Pak Ou Caves. What are the Pak Ou Caves? How much does it cost to visit them? How do you get there? Is it worth it to spend half a day visiting the caves? Read on!
Visit Wat Si Mueang and the nearby City Pillar Shrine, two of Vientiane's most historic and important Buddhist landmarks. Both the temple and the city pillar are located in the eastern side of town, just a short walk past the Presidential Palace and Wat Si Saket, and easily reachable by foot. Both the temple and city pillar are free to visit.
The Celestial Lady Pagoda is one of the symbols of Hue, Vietnam’s old imperial city. Located along the Perfume River just west of the old Imperial Citadel, the Celestial Lady Pagoda is a quiet and peaceful place of beauty and contemplation. And the best part is, it’s completely FREE to visit.
The Jade Emperor Pagoda in Saigon is one of the city’s oldest and most interesting temples. Best of all, it’s completely FREE to visit.
Just 10 kilometers north of Da Nang City, the Son Tra Peninsula, commonly known by its nickname "Monkey Mountain", is one of the most popular spots to spend a day outside of Da Nang.
Da Nang’s Marble Mountains, a sacred Buddhist site just outside of the city, is one of the top sights to see while visiting central Vietnam. Save money and skip the package tours by going on your own self-guided budget tour. The beautiful Marble Mountains are one of the most breathtaking and unique sites in all of Vietnam!
Hanoi’s West Lake area boasts a number of beautiful historic temples including the city’s oldest Buddhist temple, a Taoist warrior’s temple, and a tiny island shrine.
Wat Benchamabophit is a quintessential example of Bangkok-style royal temple architecture and one of the most iconic Thai temples.