Best monasteries in Ladakh

From towering Maitreya Buddhas to beautiful medieval frescoes, Ladakh’s abundance of monasteries boast plenty of hidden treasures

Five reasons to visit Ladakh and Zanskar

From trekking through dramatic mountain scenery to tracking the elusive ‘Ghost of the Himalaya’, Ladakh and Zanskar boast plenty of travel highlights.

Posubans

Author Philip Briggs describes the unusual shrines that are a distinctive feature of Ghana’s central coast region. 

Photographer of the Month: Adam Balogh

Painter-photographer Adam Balogh captures what connects us as human beings with these shots of holy sites. 

The best mosques in West Africa

West Africa is renowned for its unusual Islamic architecture.

The best monasteries in North Macedonia

From large lakeside complexes to tiny clifftop churches, North Macedonia is home to some of the best monasteries in Europe.

Nineteenth-century timber churches

You’ll find no ancient architectural monuments on the Faroes; only timber churches.

Orthodoxy and Greek Easter

Easter is one of the biggest celebrations in the calendar of the Greek Orthodox Church.

The appeal of country churches

Hilary Bradt makes a case for visiting country churches.

Britain’s sacred places

Martin Symington talks about the places that make Britain sacred.