The Parthenon is a temple on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece, dedicated to the maiden goddess Athena, whom the people of Athens considered their patron. Its construction began in 447 BC when the Athenian Empire was at the height of its power.
Looking down the Inverted Tower or Initiation well of Quinta da Regaleira, Sintra, Portugal. The owner wanted to develop the palace and its grounds as a gathering of symbols that would reflect his interests and ideologies.
The Moonstone to Buddha, Sri Lanka: Former ancient temple ruins in Anuradhapura. The intricately carved bottom stone is called the ‘Moonstone’ & the steps lead to a still intact, sitting Buddha / Photography by Joshua Paul Shefman