The Most Beautiful Temples in Southeast Asia

Marvel at the region’s culture as through these sacred destinations.

Asia remains one of the most-traveled frontiers for backpackers from the western world. And with Hinduism, Taoism, Buddhism originating from this corner of the world, there’s plenty of energy to receive, calm to be had, and wonders to marvel at in places of worship such as temples. They, after all, serve as refuge for people finding peace and balance in life.

Temples differ in build and structure but its true essence remains intact; constructed as a haven from the outside world, tourists wouldn’t feel estranged while visiting these temples as these structures welcome people from all walks of life. Here are just some of the most beautiful ones in Southeast Asia.

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

About the Author

Tommy Walker

Tommy Walker

Tommy Walker originates from Northeast England. He began his journey on the road back in 2012 throughout Asia, Oceania and Latin America. Now, over 4 years in, he is a freelance travel writer and content marketing specialist. Tommy has visited the Philippines twice and especially raves about Banaue. He has attended Sinulog festival, swum with Whalesharks and even DJ’d in Boracay!He was featured in the Business Insider, BBC and Choose Philippines. Tommy goes by his own motto “every new place is a good place.”If you don’t see Tommy focused doing Hot Yoga, trailing through rainforests, ducking into the ocean or eating local street food, you’ll see him at a small bar drinking what the locals drink!