Those amazing underground temples

The temple is mysterious and sacred. Has always been hailed as the closest place to God. At home and abroad, there are countless temples of all kinds, magnificent and magnificent, witnessing the changes of history.

Batu Caves Malaysia

Batu Caves is a Hindu sacred place of worship. Located 11 km north of Kuala Lumpur, it is a limestone cave cluster, nestled in the midst of a jungle hillside. It is accessible from the foothills of 272 steep steps and there are also cable cars that reach the entrance.

The Batu Caves were discovered more than 100 years ago. There are 255 hectares of limestone and there are no more than 20 caves. Black holes and light holes are the most famous. The black hole is chilly and dripping, and its trails are steep and winding. It is more than 2 kilometers long and inhabits more than 150 species of bats, white snakes and pythons.

Dammanul Temple, Italy

Damanhur in Italy is an ecovillage hidden for 15 years. In the depths of Mountain Vidracco there is an underground temple. The total space of the temple is about 6,000 cubic meters and its vertical height is 70 meters. It is the largest underground temple in the world. Call it a must. Mirror Hall has the world’s largest glass turret, which is made up of 2600 pieces of glass connected together. Several falcons spread their wings around the sun.

In 1978, construction of underground temples began. Each architectural element and detail in the temple of Dammanul comes with some hints and allegiances, but also with some special features. Like the Pyramids and the Gothic Cathedral, it is like a three-dimensional book full of knowledge. The entire temple is equivalent to an 11-storey building with seven halls, namely the Blue Temple, the Water Hall, the Ball Hall, the Hall of Mirrors, the Golden Hall, the Tu Hall, and the maze. The construction of the entire underground temple took about 16 years.

Sipaquila Salt Cathedral Colombia

The city of Sibakira is located 49 km from Bogota, the capital of Colombia. There is a famous underground salt church in Si Pakira, famous for its rare underground structure. The Salt Church was built in the 1950s and is based on a salt mine 180 meters deep underground. The sculptures in the church are made of marble and salt ore.

The main entrance of the Salt Church is built on a hill. Unlike the general church, it has a complex and complicated decoration. It looks far from the front, and only after it is found is there a cave. Due to the special nature of underground salt mines, a “Miner Experience Tour” project was established within the church. Visitors wore the miner’s light and held the shovel. They needed to hold each other to reach the depths of the salt mine through narrow passages.

Mogao Grottoes China

The Mogao Grottoes were built during the Sixteen Kingdom Period. During the Sui and Tang Dynasties, with the prosperity of the Silk Road, the Mogao Grottoes flourished and there were more than a thousand caves in Wu Zetian. The Mogao Grottoes were built on the cliffs of the eastern foothills of Mingsha Mountain, 25 kilometers southeast of Dunhuang City. The total length of the north and south is 1680 meters. There are 735 existing caves built over the ages. They are distributed on cliffs that are 15 to 30 meters high, and range from 1 to 4 floors.

There are more than 500 caves in the Dunhuang Caves. There are 492 paintings and colorful sculptures. According to the cave architecture and function, they are divided into central pillar caves (branches), hall caves (central Buddhist altars), covered caves, and large statues. Caves, Nirvana caves, Buddhist temples, burial chambers, caves, caves, caves and other forms, as well as some stupas. The rich and colorful mural paintings, various Buddhist sutras, mountains and rivers scenery, pavilions and pavilions are the artistic representations of the folk customs and historical changes from the 16th to the Qing Dynasty for over 1500 years. They are majestic and magnificent.

Hewn Rock Church Ethiopia

The Ethiopian rock church is unique in the world. The most famous is Lalibela, which is more than 300 kilometers north of Addis Ababa. The Lalibela Rock Church was built during the reign of King Lalibela in the late 12th century AD. It is called the “miracle of Africa.” It is an extraordinary product of the prosperous development of Christian civilization in Ethiopia in the 12th and 13th centuries.

The 11 rock churches in Lalibela are roughly divided into 3 groups, each connected by a tunnel and a corridor. Each church covers tens to hundreds of square meters, equivalent to the height of three or four-story buildings. As the church was completely chiseled in the rock of the mountain, the construction was extremely difficult. Perhaps the most striking of the churches in Lalibela is the Church of Jesus Christ. It is 33 meters long, 23 meters wide and 11 meters high. The carved cornices are supported by 34 square columns. This is the only church in Ethiopia with five naves.