17 Photos of Sacred Sites That Will Awaken The Traveler In You

Source: Huffington Post

By Antonia Blumberg

We may read from different scriptures and observe different rituals, but when we step inside a house of worship of any tradition, it’s hard not to feel that palpable, familiar atmosphere that sets a place apart as sacred.

Perched on mountaintops and nestled into busy cities are some of the world’s most dazzling sacred sites. If you’re looking for a spiritual pilgrimage, then look no further than these remarkable houses of worship around the globe.

From the red rocks of Arizona to the bustling streets of Moscow, these sacred sites are sure to inspire some wanderlust:

  • Wat Rong Khun: Chiang Rai, Thailand
    William Manning via Getty Images
    Thailand’s Wat Rong Khun, or White Temple, attracts thousands of tourists every year with its intricate carvings depicting surprisingly modern figures and themes, including aliens, Superman, and scenes from “The Matrix.”

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