Leshan Giant Buddha, China The stone sculpture faces Mount Emei, with the rivers flowing below his feet. It is the largest stone in the world and it is by far the tallest pre-modern statue in the world.
In this gorgeous capture by Lin Tun, we see a lone monk basking in the sunlight at a Buddhist cave temple in Myanmar. This is Datdawtaung Cave near the town to Kyaukse which is in the Mandalay region of Myanmar.
I have been to the Great Wall in Beijing & Tianjin. Both very different sections.: The great wall of China Beijing.I would love to go see this place one day. We currently live near the one in Tianjin. I prefer it over Beijing.
Xkeken Cenote, Mexico Photograph by John Stanmeyer, National Geographic This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features The Maya believed natural wells, such as the Xkeken cenote in Mexico’s Yucatán, led to the underworld.