Top 10 Largest Temples in the World

Visiting the largest temple can be an interesting activity to do in your next vacation with your family. You will be able to learn much about the gift of the ancient time. The architectural building along with the view surrounding the temple will make us speechless. In this post let, I will give the top 10 largest temples in the world.
10. Baalbek
The tenth position for the largest temple is taken by Baalbek. Some people call it with the name Heliopolis. This temple is located on Northeastern of Lebanon. This temple was built by the Roman Empire; it is adorned by many columns.
Largest temple Baalbek Top 10 Largest Temples in the World
Largest temple: Baalbek

9. Temple of Christ the Saviour
Temple of Christ the Saviour is located on the ninth position of the largest temple. This temple is considered as one of the controversial buildings constructed. This place is located in Moscow, Russia. This Orthodox Church is called to be the tallest one since the height can reach the level of 344 feet.
Largest temple Temple of Christ the Saviour Top 10 Largest Temples in the World
Largest temple: Temple of Christ the Saviour

8. Temple of Saint Sava
Temple of Saint Sava gains the eighth place of the largest temple. This temple is located on Belgrade constructed for the sake of the Serbian Orthodox Church founder. This church was build from 1985 up to 2004.
Largest temple Temple of Saint Sava Top 10 Largest Temples in the World
Largest temple: Temple of Saint Sava

7. Tikal (Temple IV)
The Mayan site located on Guatemala fills the seventh position of the largest temple with its Tikal (Temple IV). The construction occurred from 200 up to 900 AD. The population of the people who took part in the construction of the building was estimated around 100,000 up to 200,000 people. The height of this temple is 230 feet and it has six pyramids.
Largest temple Tikal Top 10 Largest Temples in the World
Largest temple: Tikal

6. Jetavanaramaya
Jetavanaramaya is the largest temple that you may visit. This largest stupa is situated in Sir Lanka especially on Anuradhapura City. The building was constructed on 3rd century by King Mahasena.
5. Sri Ranganathaswamy
Sri Ranganathaswamy temple is located on the fifth place of the largest temple. This temple is considered as one of the important temples by local people in India. Every year, this temple is visited by million people.
Largest temple Sri Ranganathaswamy Top 10 Largest Temples in the World
Largest temple: Sri Ranganathaswamy
4. Akshardham Temple
Akshardham Temple is located on the fourth place of the largest temple. The construction of this temple finished in 2005. The interesting feature of this temple is located on its top for is adorned with the craved of fauna, flora, deities, and also musician.
Largest temple Akshardham Temple Top 10 Largest Temples in the World
Largest temple: Akshardham Temple

3. Borobudur
Borobudur is place on the third position of the largest temple. This building is located on Java Island, Indonesia. The Kingdom of Sailendra built this temple which took more than 75 year to finish. There are three sections of this temple that you should explore. Those are the base, body and the top.
Largest temple Borobudur Top 10 Largest Temples in the World
Largest temple: Borobudur

2. Karnak (Great Hypostyle Hall)
Karnak temple or Great Hypostyle Hall is located on the second largest temple. This temple actually has ruined but it is considered as the complex temple in the world. You will see some temples in Karnak. The hall area of this building spans on 50,000 square feet area.
Largest temple Karnak Top 10 Largest Temples in the World
Largest temple: Karnak

1.Angkor Wat Temple
The title of the largest temple in the world is taken by Angkor Wat temple/ City Temple. This temple consists of three galleries available in rectangular shape. The construction of this building occurred from 9th -15th century AD.
Largest temple Angkor Wat Temple Top 10 Largest Temples in the World
Largest temple: Angkor Wat Temple

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