O alta China: Hong Kong 6. Wong Tai Sin – acolo unde se intalnesc trei religii

Ramanem in Kowloon, pe partea continentala a HK si mergem inapoi o statie de metrou, coborand la Wong Tai Sin, iesirea B2. Statia si-a luat numele de la templul din apropiere. Acesta, impreuna cu alte doua, sunt cele mai cunoscute … Continue reading

O alta China: Hong Kong 5. Manastirea Chin Lin

Trecem asadar podul si patrundem prin poarta Shan Men, in interiorul complexului de temple budhiste care este Chin Lin. O tablita ne informeaza ca Shan Men s-ar traduce prin “poarta muntelui” si asta deoarece majoritatea templelor se afla pe munte, … Continue reading

Circuit in Turcia 14. Moscheea Selimiye din Edirne / Roundtrip in Turkey 14. Selimiye Mosque in Edirne

Edirne was the first town I entered in Turkey. We visited there only the Selimiye Mosque, which offered a wonderful sample of Ottoman architecture. It is said that the sultan Selim II saw Mohammed in a dream and decided to … Continue reading

Circuit in Turcia 2. Minunile Sfintei Sofia / Roundtrip in Turkey 2. The St. Sophia’s Wonders

Sf. Sofia’s Church in Istanbul is 1400 years old. It was build on 360 at Constantin’s II order. By then, it was a basilica with a wooden roof, which was burnt during a riot in 404. Theodossius II ordered the … Continue reading