List of Buddhist temples

List of Buddhist temples

Maya Devi temple at Lumbini, Nepal was the birthplace of Buddha.
Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya, India was the place of Buddha's Enlightenment.
Ancient Buddhist monasteries near Dhamekh Stupa Monument Site at Sarnath, India where Buddha delivered his first teaching.
The Parinirvana Temple with the Parinirvana Stupa at Kushinagar, India where Buddha attained Parinirvana after his death

This is a list of Buddhist temples, monasteries, stupas, and pagodas for which there are WorldHeritage articles, sorted by location.

Contents

  • Australia 1
    • Australian Capital Territory 1.1
    • New South Wales 1.2
    • Queensland 1.3
    • South Australia 1.4
    • Victoria 1.5
    • Western Australia 1.6
  • Bangladesh 2
  • Bhutan 3
    • Bumthang 3.1
    • Paro 3.2
    • Punakha 3.3
    • Phobjika 3.4
    • Thimphu 3.5
  • Cambodia 4
    • Angkor 4.1
    • Kampong Thom 4.2
    • Phnom Penh 4.3
    • Pursat 4.4
  • Canada 5
    • British Columbia 5.1
    • Nova Scotia 5.2
    • Ontario 5.3
    • Quebec 5.4
  • People's Republic of China 6
    • Anhui 6.1
    • Beijing 6.2
    • Fujian 6.3
    • Guangdong 6.4
    • Hainan 6.5
    • Hebei 6.6
    • Henan 6.7
    • Hohhot 6.8
    • Hubei 6.9
    • Hong Kong 6.10
    • Jiangsu 6.11
    • Jiangxi 6.12
    • Ningxia 6.13
    • Quanzhou 6.14
    • Shaanxi 6.15
    • Shandong 6.16
    • Shanghai 6.17
    • Shanxi 6.18
    • Sichuan 6.19
    • Tibet Autonomous Region 6.20
    • Yunnan 6.21
    • Zhejiang 6.22
  • India 7
    • Andhra Pradesh 7.1
    • Karnataka 7.2
    • Arunachal Pradesh 7.3
    • Bihar 7.4
    • Goa 7.5
    • Himachal Pradesh 7.6
    • Jammu and Kashmir 7.7
    • Madhya Pradesh 7.8
    • Maharahstra 7.9
    • Orissa 7.10
    • Sikkim 7.11
    • Tamil Nadu 7.12
    • Uttar Pradesh 7.13
    • West Bengal 7.14
  • Indonesia 8
    • Sumatra 8.1
    • West Java 8.2
    • Central Java 8.3
    • East Java 8.4
  • Israel 9
  • Japan 10
    • Fukui 10.1
    • Fukuoka 10.2
    • Gifu 10.3
    • Hiroshima 10.4
    • Hyōgo 10.5
    • Iwate 10.6
    • Kagawa 10.7
    • Kanagawa 10.8
    • Kyoto 10.9
    • Miyagi 10.10
    • Nagano 10.11
    • Nagasaki 10.12
    • Nara 10.13
    • Osaka 10.14
    • Saitama 10.15
    • Shiga 10.16
    • Shizuoka 10.17
    • Tochigi 10.18
    • Tokyo 10.19
    • Toyama 10.20
    • Wakayama 10.21
    • Yamagata 10.22
    • Yamaguchi 10.23
    • Yamanashi 10.24
  • South Korea 11
    • Seoul 11.1
    • Gyeonggi 11.2
    • Gangwon 11.3
    • North Chungcheong 11.4
    • South Chungcheong 11.5
    • North Gyeongsang 11.6
    • South Gyeongsang 11.7
    • North Jeolla 11.8
    • North Pyeongan 11.9
    • South Jeolla 11.10
    • Daejeon 11.11
  • Laos 12
    • Vientiane 12.1
    • Luang Phrabang 12.2
  • Malaysia 13
    • Kuala Lumpur 13.1
    • Malacca 13.2
    • Penang 13.3
    • Perak 13.4
  • Mongolia 14
    • Ulan Bator 14.1
    • Övörkhangai 14.2
    • Selenge 14.3
  • Myanmar 15
    • Yangon Region 15.1
    • Mandalay Region 15.2
    • Rakhine State 15.3
    • Bago Region 15.4
    • Mon State 15.5
    • Shan State 15.6
  • Nepal 16
    • Kapilbastu District 16.1
    • Kathmandu District 16.2
    • Mustang District 16.3
    • Rupandehi District 16.4
  • New Zealand 17
  • Philippines 18
    • Metro Manila 18.1
    • Davao 18.2
  • Singapore 19
  • South Africa 20
  • Sri Lanka 21
    • Anuradhapura 21.1
    • Balapitiya 21.2
    • Colombo 21.3
    • Dambulla 21.4
    • Hambantota 21.5
    • Kandy 21.6
    • Kalutara 21.7
    • Kelaniya 21.8
    • Madampe 21.9
  • Taiwan 22
  • Tanzania 23
  • Thailand 24
    • Bangkok 24.1
    • Chiang Mai 24.2
    • Chiang Rai 24.3
    • Kanchanaburi 24.4
    • Pathum Thani 24.5
    • Phetchabun 24.6
    • Saraburi 24.7
    • Surat Thani 24.8
      • Ko Samui 24.8.1
    • Phitsanulok 24.9
  • Europe 25
    • Denmark 25.1
    • England 25.2
    • France 25.3
    • Germany 25.4
    • Hungary 25.5
    • Italy 25.6
    • The Netherlands 25.7
    • Poland 25.8
    • Scotland 25.9
    • Slovenia 25.10
    • Spain 25.11
    • Sweden 25.12
  • Russia 26
  • Uganda 27
  • United States 28
    • Arizona 28.1
    • Colorado 28.2
    • California 28.3
    • Connecticut 28.4
    • Florida 28.5
    • Georgia 28.6
    • Hawaii 28.7
    • Illinois 28.8
    • Kentucky 28.9
    • Louisiana 28.10
    • Maryland 28.11
    • Massachusetts 28.12
    • Michigan 28.13
    • Minnesota 28.14
    • Nebraska 28.15
    • New Jersey 28.16
    • New Mexico 28.17
    • New York 28.18
    • North Carolina 28.19
    • Ohio 28.20
    • Oregon 28.21
    • Rhode Island 28.22
    • Texas 28.23
    • Utah 28.24
    • Virginia 28.25
    • Washington 28.26
    • Wisconsin 28.27
  • Vietnam 29
    • An Giang 29.1
    • Bắc Ninh 29.2
    • Bình Dương 29.3
    • Đà Lạt 29.4
    • Đồng Nai 29.5
    • Hà Nội 29.6
    • Hồ Chí Minh City (Sài Gòn) 29.7
    • Huế 29.8
    • Hưng Yên 29.9
    • Kiên Giang 29.10
    • Ninh Bình 29.11
    • Nam Định 29.12
    • Nha Trang 29.13
    • Phú Yên 29.14
    • Sóc Trăng 29.15
    • Thái Bình 29.16
    • Tiền Giang 29.17
    • Vũng Tàu 29.18
  • See also 30
  • Notes 31
  • External links 32

Australia

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Queensland

South Australia

Victoria

Western Australia

Bangladesh

Bhutan

Paro Taktsang (Tiger's Nest)

Bumthang

  • Kurjey Lhakhang - one of Bhutan's most sacred temples - image of Guru Rinopche enshrined in rock.

Paro

  • Rinpung Dzong
  • Paro Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) - perched on a 1,200 meter cliff, this is one of Bhutan's most spectacular monasteries.

Punakha

Phobjika

Thimphu

Cambodia

Prasat Angkor Wat

Angkor

Wat Preah Keo Morokot

Kampong Thom

Phnom Penh

Pursat

Canada

British Columbia

Monastère Bouddhiste de Tam Bao Son, Canton d'Harrington, Laurentides, Québec

Nova Scotia

Ontario

Quebec

People's Republic of China

The Tianning Pagoda in Beijing, built around 1120.
The Putuo Zongcheng Temple in Hebei, represents a fusion of Chinese and Tibetan architectural style.
Tianning Temple (Changzhou) in Jiangsu - the tallest pagoda and the tallest wooden structure in the world.[1]
Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, Xi'an, Shaanxi province.
Golden Temple (Chinese Buddhist) at the summit of Emei Shan, in Sichuan. Emei Shan is one of the Four Sacred Mountains of Chinese Buddhism.
The Three Pagodas of Chong Sheng Temple, Dali City, Yunnan.

Anhui

Beijing

Fujian

Guangdong

Hainan

Hebei

Henan

Hohhot

Hubei

Hong Kong

Jiangsu

Jiangxi

Ningxia

Quanzhou

Shaanxi

Shandong

Shanghai

Shanxi

Sichuan

Tibet Autonomous Region

The Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, Tibet.

Yunnan

Zhejiang

India

Andhra Pradesh

Buddhist Monastery Remnants, Ramatheertham, Andhra Pradesh

Karnataka

Arunachal Pradesh

Bihar

Goa

Buddhist caves exist in following places in Goa:

Buddha idols have been found in several places, and some temples, some are still in worship and are considered now as Hindu gods. Monasteries used to exist in many places, and it can be seen from the names of the modern villages. For example, Viharas have been found in modern Divachali or ancient Dipakavishaya, Lamgaon or ancient Lamagrama and many other places.

Himachal Pradesh

Jammu and Kashmir

Madhya Pradesh

Maharahstra

Orissa

Dhauli, Orissa

Sikkim

Tamil Nadu

Uttar Pradesh

West Bengal

Indonesia

Candi Banyunibo located in a paddy field southeast of Ratu Boko

Sumatra

West Java

Central Java

East Java

Israel

Japan

Fukui

Fukuoka

Gifu

Hiroshima

Hyōgo

Iwate

Kagawa

Zentsū-ji (Kūkai's birthplace)

Kanagawa

Kyoto

Kinkaku-ji (Rinzai-Shōkoku-ji sect), the Temple of the Golden Pavilion, located in Kyoto. It was built in Muromachi period.

Miyagi

Nagano

Nagasaki

Nara

Todaiji's Daibutsu in Nara, Nara

Osaka

Saitama

Shiga

Konpon Chū-dō of Enryakuji in Ōtsu, Shiga

Shizuoka

Tochigi

Tokyo

Toyama

Wakayama

Danjogaran of Mount Kōya

Yamagata

Yamaguchi

Yamanashi

South Korea

See also: Korean Buddhist temples

Seoul

Gyeonggi

Gangwon

North Chungcheong

South Chungcheong

North Gyeongsang

South Gyeongsang

North Jeolla

North Pyeongan

South Jeolla

Daejeon

Laos

Pha That Luang

Vientiane

Luang Phrabang

Malaysia

Kek Lok Si Temple, Penang.

Kuala Lumpur

Malacca

Penang

Perak

Mongolia

Golden Temple at Gandan Monastery in Ulan Bator.

Ulan Bator

Övörkhangai

Selenge

Myanmar

Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon - the most revered pagoda in Myanmar.
Ancient pagodas are built in the Mon style, Bagan.
Dhammayangyi Temple - a pyramid-shaped Buddhist temple.

Yangon Region

Yangon (Rangoon)

Mandalay Region

Bagan (Pagan)
Mandalay

Rakhine State

Bago Region

Bago
Pyay

Mon State

Shan State

Nepal

Kapilbastu District

Kathmandu District

Mustang District

Rupandehi District

  • Lumbini, birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama Buddha

New Zealand

Philippines

Metro Manila

Davao

Singapore

Modern architecture of the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum in Singapore.

South Africa

Sri Lanka

Anuradhapura

Balapitiya

Colombo

Dambulla

Hambantota

Kandy

Kalutara

Kelaniya

Madampe

Taiwan

Fo Guang Shan Buddha Memorial Center, Taiwan.

Tanzania

Thailand

Wat Traimit contains Golden Buddha - the world's largest solid gold statue.

Bangkok

Chiang Mai

Chiang Rai

Kanchanaburi

Pathum Thani

Phetchabun

Saraburi

Surat Thani

Ko Samui

Phitsanulok

Europe

The Pagode de Vincennes, originally the Cameroon Pavilion of the 1931 Paris Colonial Exposition.
Das Buddhistische Haus in Berlin - the oldest Buddhist temple in Europe.
The main stupa at Samyé Ling monastery in Scotland

Denmark

England

France

Germany

Hungary

Italy

The Netherlands

Poland

Scotland

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Russia

Uganda

United States

Hsi Lai Temple (Chinese) in Hacienda Heights, California - the largest Buddhist temple in the United States.
Deer Park Monastery meditation hall (Vietnamese) in Escondido, California.
Shambhala Center (Tibetan) in Boulder, Colorado.
Kadampa Buddhist Temple in Seattle, Washington.

Arizona

Colorado

California

Connecticut

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Illinois

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Nebraska

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

Ohio

Oregon

Rhode Island

Texas

Utah

Virginia

Washington

Wisconsin

Vietnam

Dâu Pagoda in Bắc Ninh Province is the oldest Buddhist temple in Vietnam
Bái Đính Temple in Ninh Bình Province - the largest complex of Buddhist temples in Vietnam

An Giang

Bắc Ninh

Bình Dương

Đà Lạt

Đồng Nai

Hà Nội

Hồ Chí Minh City (Sài Gòn)

Huế

Hưng Yên

Kiên Giang

Ninh Bình

Nam Định

Nha Trang

Phú Yên

Sóc Trăng

Thái Bình

Tiền Giang

Vũng Tàu

See also

Notes

  1. ^ China Daily. (April 30, 2007). World's Tallest Pagoda Inaugurated. Chinadaily.com.cn. Retrieved on 2008-05-22.
  2. ^ "SkyscraperPage - Chung-Tai Buddhist Temple". 2008-11-08. 

External links

  • BuddhaNet's Comprehensive Directory of Buddhist Temples sorted by country
  • Buddhactivity Dharma Centres database