Asian Historical Architecture

This site is a "photographic survey of Asia's architectural heritage. Here you can view over 14,900 photos of 788 sites in twenty-one countries, with background information and virtual tours. This website is a collection of photos from many different contributors." Users can search by country and city, and the image quality is fantastic. Copyright varies by contributer; please be sure to check before using images.

Himalayan Art Resources


Nepali Forum - Nepali Forum
Nepali Community - Nepali Community
Nepali News - Nepali News
Nepali Politics - Nepali Politics
Nepali Discussions - Nepali Discussions

IDEAS Project


The Huntington Archive of Buddhist and Asian Art

"The John C. and Susan L. Huntington Photographic Archive of Buddhist and Asian Art contains nearly 300,000 original slides and photographs – photographic documentation of art and architecture throughout Asia. Countries covered in the collection include India, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar (Burma), China, and Japan. The documentation covers in situ works of art and architecture ranging from approximately 2500 B.C.E. to the present, as well as pieces found in most major Asian, European, and American museums. This broad, yet detailed, collection contains predominantly Buddhist material, but also includes Hindu, Jain, and Islamic works as well. The most comprehensive collection of its kind, The Huntington Archive includes the largest photographic archive of Nepali art and architecture in the world and represents the only formal collection that photographically records the country's artistic heritage." Images can be found through both browsing and searching, and are very high quality. Images are available for educational use.