The Kek Lok Si Templeis a Buddhist temple situated in Air Itam in Penang and is one of the best known temples on the island. It is said to be the largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia.The temple is heavily commercialised with shops at every level and inside the main temple complexes.Mahayana Buddhism and traditional Chinese rituals blend into a harmonious whole, both in the temple architecture and artwork as well as in the daily activities of worshippers.
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Porto Limnionas is one of the most pleasant swimming places in Zakynthos. This amazing island has its own nickname and is well known as Zante. Beside Limnionas is called beach, this in fact is a narrow, rocky bay to which its easy to come by natural stairways.Porto Limnionas is located on the west part of Zante, only 7 km away from Agios Leon. It is a pleasant surprise for those that want to spend their time in a calm atmosphere far away from the crowded beaches in Zakynthos.
To get to this little bay, hunched in between the high cliffs, you must walk down the natural rocky stairs. After you are down, you can settle down on one of the flat rocks near the water, because there is no sandy beach on this bay. But this is a unique and different experience because Limnionas offers great time in swimming and diving.
Lausanne is a city in Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland, and is the capital of the canton of Vaud. The seat of the district of Lausanne, the city is situated on the shores of Lake Geneva . It faces the French town of Évian-les-Bains, with the Jura mountains to its north-west. Lausanne is located 62 kilometres northeast of Geneva.
Fontanellato is a small town in the province of Parma, in northern Italy. The town was built up in the 15th century around the moated and fortified house of the Sanvitale family, the Rocca Sanvitale, on the borders of the domain of the Dukes of Parma. The house was occupied by the family until 1951, when it was sold to the commune.The shrine to the Madonna del Rosario commemorates a succession of miracles beginning in 1628.During World War II a large brick building with stone facings and neo-classical features next to the Sanctuary of Beata Vergine del santo Rosario, intended for an orphanage (but never used as such), was the Prisoner of War Camp PG 49. It is now a centre for neurological disorders. From here 600 Allied officers and men escaped, thanks to the decision by the Commandant, Colonel Eugenio Vicedomini, to open the gates the day after the Armistice of 8 September 1943. On 6–9 September 2013, to celebrate the 70th anniversary of this event a conference was held in the Rocca on prisoners of war in World War II, with other celebrations and commemorations, jointly by the town and the Monte San Martino Trust.
The Lake District, also commonly known as The Lakes or (particularly as an adjective) Lakeland, is a mountainous region in North West England. A popular holiday destination, it is famous not only for its lakes, forests and mountains (or fells), but also for its associations with the early 19th century poetry and writings of William Wordsworth and the other Lake Poets.Historically shared by the counties of Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, the Lake District now lies entirely within the modern county of Cumbria. All the land in England higher than three thousand feet above sea level lies within the National Park, including Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in England. It also contains the deepest and longest lakes in England, Wastwater and Windermere, respectively.