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Colorful temples at Batu Caves, Malaysia.

The word temple originates from Ancient Rome, where a templum was a sacred site or area. Nowadays we see temples in all shapes and sizes. From astonishing mosques in the Middle East and Central Asia, to wooden churches in Northern Europe, and immense temple complexes such as Angkor Wat in Cambodia.

Temples are always a great place to explore and to learn about the local and religious culture of a country. Whether it is an ancient ruin or a religious site that is still in use, find the most remarkable temples here.

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