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Tempio Maggiore

Tempio Maggiore

It’s a little out of the way (right by the Piazzale Michelangelo, which you should absolutely crest for its…

Portara

Portara

This two-and-a-half-thousand-year-old marble doorway leads nowhere. What was left of the never-finished temple was completely ransacked by Turkish and…

Temple of Demeter

Temple of Demeter

It makes sense that any temples dedicated to the goddess of grain would be situated near farmland or, at…

Senso-ji Temple

Senso-ji Temple

This Buddhist temple is the oldest in Tokyo and is dedicated to Kannon Bosatsu, the Bodhisattva of Mercy. Situated…

Pantheon

Pantheon

What’s so fascinating about the Pantheon, other than the fact it’s so well preserved for an ancient building, and…

Malibu Hindu Temple

Malibu Hindu Temple

Technically outside Malibu city limits in Calabasas, this gleaming, otherworldly, South Indian-style temple is a straight shot up Las…

Man Mo Temple

Man Mo Temple

Though it’s not gilded and grand on the outside, when you step inside this temple—built in 1847—and look up,…