This follows concerns over arrests of IS sympathisers planning terror attacks on places of worship.
A man-made cultural village with antique and vintage displays will bring back memories from the good ol’ days.
Located about 15 km west of Kota Bharu, the reclining Buddha is 40 metres long, seven metres longer than the one in Penang.
There are around 20 structures in the temple’s compound including stupas, pavilions, halls, chief monk’s residence, a crematorium and pagodas.
This three-day drive although much longer and slower will take you through more scenic routes.
This glass bottle temple is inspired by the more famous one in Thailand called Wat Pa Haha Chedi Kaew.
The 140-year-old temple has a interesting legend behind it that speaks of gratitude and filial piety.
The Historic Centre of Macau comprises twelve core buildings (shown on the map) and a number of other buildings and spaces of historical and architectural importance.
There are colourful markets, interesting temples, a crocodile farm and a surprising number of quality restaurants, bars and spas (of the respectable sort).
A shining example of Malaysia’s religious tolerance where a Buddhist monument of this prominence has been built in an overwhelmingly Muslim state.
Temples, river cruises, souvenir shops and Sunday markets - Chiang Mai is teeming with fun, touristy things to do.
The move comes as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling alliance faces a tightening race for an election due by May.
The incident happened Saturday after devotees in Chikkaballapura district's Chintamani town fell ill after consuming the temple food offered by two women.
The devotees opposed to the temple's relocation say they will be witnesses in another lawsuit filed against temple administrator K Chellappa.
London advises UK nationals in Kerala, popular with tourists particularly at this time of year, to "monitor media reports closely, remain vigilant and avoid large public gatherings".
The Sabarimala temple in Kerala state has been at the centre of a prolonged showdown between religious hardliners and authorities since September.
Hindu groups believe the site to be the birthplace of Lord Ram, one of the religion's most revered deities.
The 'Women's Wall' rally was backed by the communist government in Kerala state.
An RCI will take time to be set up and its inquiry may be long drawn.
They demand 'justice' for Adib and want minister Waytha Moorthy to be sacked.
Women activists have been trying to enter the Sabrimala temple complex in Kerala since a Supreme Court ruling overturned a longstanding ban on women from visiting the shrine.
Hindraf legal adviser Karthig Shan urges Pakatan Harapan government to prevent groups using race or religion to split the community.
Police have prepared 67 investigation papers and arrested 106 people to assist their probe.
To prep for your visit to this Unesco World Heritage site, don't forget to visit the Angkor National Museum in Siem Reap the day before.