2.1.13 Place of Worship Example 4

Location of Example: 150°50'55" East, 34°27'58" South
Distinctive Characteristics:
  • Distinctive Characteristics is highly dependant on the religion or practices being worshiped. Each example has tried to denote buildings used within different forms of worship, please refer to all examples to not restrict the interpretation of places of worship. Additional examples will be added over time as good examples are found on imagery.
  • Example 1: Denotes temples used within the Buddhist faith.
  • A temples buildings primary purpose is to facilitate the prayer of Buddhist denominations.
  • Buddhist temples generally have a building with a central square courtyard. The have distinctive steps leading to the main structure and entry statues. Many Buddhist temples have formal landscaped gardens.
Regional Considerations:
Figure: Representation of a Buddhist Temple.

Figure: Orthophotography 50cm RGB=123 Figure: SPOT 2.5m RGB=123

Topic contact: mapfeedback@ga.gov.au Last updated: January 20, 2012