Wow. Taktsang Palphug Monastery a prominent Himalayan Buddhist sacred site and temple complex, located in the cliffside of the upper Paro valley, Bhutan. A temple complex was first built in 1692, around the Taktsang Senge Samdup cave where Guru Padmasambhava is said to have meditated for three months in the 8th century. Padmasambhava is credited with introducing Buddhism to Bhutan and is the tutelary deity of the country. Today

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Buddha at Ngyen Khag Taktsang Monastery (fake photo, real place. the caved buddha is fake, but the whole place is real in China)

The Wulong Karst, a natural landscape located in China | 17 Beautiful Sites You Have To See Before You Die

The beautiful Houping Tiankeng Group, Wulong, China. (South China Karst UNESCO World Heritage Site) Image by Queensy Chan

The Bridge of Immortals, China

The Bridge of Immortals, Huangshan, China. The world’s highest bridge is situated in the Yellow Mountains, also known as Huangshan. From the bridge you will have a breathtaking view, and see how the clouds are touching the mountainsides beneath you.

A path through the forest cemetery at Okunoin temple in Mount Koya, Wakayama, Japan

Mount Koyasan in Japan *I stayed in a monastery-run inn, eating vegetarian dishes. Walked ancient cedar forests among tombs and numerous temples steeped in Japan's history.

allthingseurope:    Chateau de Gourdon, France (by weyerdk)

Chateau de Gourdon, France - 30 Incredible Rooftops You Should Be Lounging On Right Now

Small River Cemetery No. 5 (Xinjiang, China) In the middle of a desert north of Tibet, Chinese archaeologists have excavated an extraordinary cemetery. Its inhabitants died almost 4,000 years ago, yet their bodies have been well preserved and they have clear European features. Their remains, though lying in one of the world's largest deserts, are buried in upside-down boats and instead of tombstones, there is a forest of phallic symbols, signaling an interest in the pleasures of procreation.

10 Unique Cemeteries - Underwater Cemetery

Small River Cemetery No. 5 (Xinjiang, China)In the middle of a terrifying desert north of Tibet, Chinese archaeologists have excavated an extraordinary cemetery.

St. Mary's altar/ceiling; Krakow, Poland

Mary's Basilica, Kraków, Poland - It holds the Altarpiece of Veit Stoss, the largest Gothic altarpiece in the world.

Fairytale Collection II - woods trees fog fairytale red forest - decorative photography prints. $75.00, via Etsy.

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Un hermoso lugar, de nombre... Mikulov, Česká republika

Un hermoso lugar, de nombre... Mikulov, Česká republika

Mikulov, Czech Republic

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Svaty Kopecek hill, Mikulov, Czech Republic

Svaty Kopecek hill, Mikulov, Czech Republic

Svaty Kopecek hill, Mikulov, Czech Republic

Svaty Kopecek hill, Mikulov, Czech Republic

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