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Asian Culture Collection

Immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of Asian culture, where ancient traditions and modern marvels coexist harmoniously

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Street scene, Hoi An, Vietnam, Indochina, Southeast Asia, Asia

Street scene, Hoi An, Vietnam, Indochina, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Signs in Seoul, South Korea, Asia

Signs in Seoul, South Korea, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Senbon Torii (1, 000 Torii gates), Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine, Kyoto, Japan, Asia

Senbon Torii (1, 000 Torii gates), Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine, Kyoto, Japan, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Buddha in meditation, Gal Vihara Rock Temple, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka, Asia

Buddha in meditation, Gal Vihara Rock Temple, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Ancient frescoes, Sigiriya, UNESCO World Heritage Site, North Central Province, Sri Lanka, Asia

Ancient frescoes, Sigiriya, UNESCO World Heritage Site, North Central Province, Sri Lanka, Asia
The Sigiriya Frescoes were painted on the western surface of Sigiriya Rock, located in Central Sri Lanka. Painted over fifteen hundred and thirty years ago

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: City at night, Taipei, Taiwan, Asia

City at night, Taipei, Taiwan, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple), Amritsar, Punjab, India, Asia

Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple), Amritsar, Punjab, India, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Sigiriya Damsels or Cloud Maidens, Sigiriya Lion Rock Fortress, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Sigiriya Damsels or Cloud Maidens, Sigiriya Lion Rock Fortress, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Sigiriya Damsels or Cloud Maidens, Sigiriya Lion Rock Fortress, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Sigiriya Damsels or Cloud Maidens, Sigiriya Lion Rock Fortress, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: A display of vases at the Qing and Ming Ancient Pottery Factory, Jingdezhen city

A display of vases at the Qing and Ming Ancient Pottery Factory, Jingdezhen city, Jiangxi Province, China, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Chinese New Year decorations at Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai, China, Asia

Chinese New Year decorations at Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai, China, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Reclining Buddha in Nirvana, Gal Vihara Rock Temple, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka, Asia

Reclining Buddha in Nirvana, Gal Vihara Rock Temple, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Torii shrine gates, Kyoto, Japan, Asia

Torii shrine gates, Kyoto, Japan, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Omikuji fortune-telling papers, Tokyo, Japan, Asia

Omikuji fortune-telling papers, Tokyo, Japan, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Gyeongbokgung Palace (Palace of Shining Happiness), Seoul, South Korea, Asia

Gyeongbokgung Palace (Palace of Shining Happiness), Seoul, South Korea, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Street scene in the old quarter, Hanoi, Vietnam, Indochina, Southeast Asia, Asia

Street scene in the old quarter, Hanoi, Vietnam, Indochina, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Traditional Japanese Woodblock female by pond

Traditional Japanese Woodblock female by pond
Utagawa Toyokuni (1769, Edo - February 24, 1825, Edo) was born as the son of a puppet maker. He learned printmaking as a student of Toyoharu

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple), Amritsar, Punjab, India, Asia

Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple), Amritsar, Punjab, India, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Monks looking at reclining Buddha statue, Gal Vihara, Polonnaruwa, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Monks looking at reclining Buddha statue, Gal Vihara, Polonnaruwa, UNESCO World Heritage Site, North Central Province, Sri Lanka, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Cobra Hood Cave, 5th century AD, Sigiriya, Lion Rock Fortress, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Cobra Hood Cave, 5th century AD, Sigiriya, Lion Rock Fortress, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sri Lanka, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Japanese Woodblock Townscape Print by Hiroshige

Japanese Woodblock Townscape Print by Hiroshige
"Japanese scene from the master Utagawa Hiroshige 1797 aa October 12, 1858 forms part of my own private collection of original woodblock prints

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Old Chinese Painting

Old Chinese Painting
Ornaments from L Ornement Polychrome First and Second Series published in 1873 by Albert Charles Auguste Racinet (1825-1893) a french designer, lithographer and art historian

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Citizens Bell Pavillion, Yongdusan Park, Busan, South Korea, Asia

Citizens Bell Pavillion, Yongdusan Park, Busan, South Korea, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Assembly Hall of the Cantonese Chinese Congregation, Hoi An, Vietnam, Indochina

Assembly Hall of the Cantonese Chinese Congregation, Hoi An, Vietnam, Indochina, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: A young woman in a Non La conical hat and a traditional Ao Dai dress in the historical centre

A young woman in a Non La conical hat and a traditional Ao Dai dress in the historical centre, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam, Indochina, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Ancient fresco, Sigiriya, UNESCO World Heritage Site, North Central Province, Sri Lanka, Asia

Ancient fresco, Sigiriya, UNESCO World Heritage Site, North Central Province, Sri Lanka, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Men playing traditional horn instruments at a Lunar New Year festival in the Miao village of

Men playing traditional horn instruments at a Lunar New Year festival in the Miao village of Qingman, Guizhou Province, China, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Thien Mu Pagoda, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hue Vietnam, Indochina, Southeast Asia, Asia

Thien Mu Pagoda, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hue Vietnam, Indochina, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Pagoda on Marble Mountain, near Danang, Vietnam, Indochina, Southeast Asia, Asia

Pagoda on Marble Mountain, near Danang, Vietnam, Indochina, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Golden Buddha statues, Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha), Bangkok, Thailand

Golden Buddha statues, Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha), Bangkok, Thailand, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Buddha at Kuthodaw Pagoda, at the foot of Mandalay Hill, Mandalay Region, Myanmar (Burma)

Buddha at Kuthodaw Pagoda, at the foot of Mandalay Hill, Mandalay Region, Myanmar (Burma), Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Can Tho Market, Mekong Delta, Vietnam, Indochina, Southeast Asia, Asia

Can Tho Market, Mekong Delta, Vietnam, Indochina, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Audience Hall, Sigiriya Lion Rock Fortress, 5th century AD, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sigiriya

Audience Hall, Sigiriya Lion Rock Fortress, 5th century AD, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: People at summit of Sigiriya, UNESCO World Heritage Site, North Central Province, Sri Lanka, Asia

People at summit of Sigiriya, UNESCO World Heritage Site, North Central Province, Sri Lanka, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Fortune cookies, China, Asia

Fortune cookies, China, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Tenjuan wet garden in Nanzen Ji temple, Kyoto, Japan, Asia

Tenjuan wet garden in Nanzen Ji temple, Kyoto, Japan, Asia

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Vintage Japanese Woodblock print of Calligraphy

Vintage Japanese Woodblock print of Calligraphy
Very unusual woodblock print from Japan, circa 1850 and is made up from mainly calligraphy with the Sun behind, the image at the bottom shows a bonsai tree, Cherry blossom, a Crane (the light)

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Antique Woodblock print of Samurai Warrior

Antique Woodblock print of Samurai Warrior
Wonderful dynamic woodblock print depicting a Samurai Warrior in battle by Utagawa Kuniyoshi January 1, 1797 a April 14, 1861 was one of the last great masters of the Japanese ukiyo-e style of

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Japanese Woodblock Kuniyoshi, Print Kabuki Actor

Japanese Woodblock Kuniyoshi, Print Kabuki Actor
" Kuniyoshi Utagawa was a popular print master. Trained first in the family craft of dyer, then was probably a pupil of later of Toyokuni

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Old Chinese Painting

Old Chinese Painting
Ornaments from L Ornement Polychrome First and Second Series published in 1873 by Albert Charles Auguste Racinet (1825-1893) a french designer, lithographer and art historian

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Japanese Woodblock City Scene Print by Hiroshige

Japanese Woodblock City Scene Print by Hiroshige
"Japanese scene from the master Utagawa Hiroshige 1797aa1858, forms part of my own private collection of original woodblock prints

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Japanese Triptych Woodblock Print of the Hunt

Japanese Triptych Woodblock Print of the Hunt
A wonderful tryptic created by the master woodblock printer Utagawa Kuniyoshi 1797-1861 illustrating the monster hunt story, the hunt is called Nue Taiji, Yorimass retainer, Hayata Tadazumi

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Emperor Meiji, Mikado of Japan

Emperor Meiji, Mikado of Japan
Vintage enrgaving of Emperor Meiji of Japan. The Meiji Emperor (3 November 1852 - 30 July 1912) or Meiji the Great was the 122nd emperor of Japan according to the traditional order of succession

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: Japanese Woodblock Print Samauri Battle 1850

Japanese Woodblock Print Samauri Battle 1850
This 1850 print is part of a tryptich battle scene by the great Utagawa Yoshitsuru, (worked 1847-1852) ašIt depicts the opening siege of Minamoto no Yoritomo; Hojo Tokimasa

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: China, Beijing, Great wall of Badaling, sunset on the great wall

China, Beijing, Great wall of Badaling, sunset on the great wall

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: China, Beijing, Great wall of Badaling, sunset on the great wall

China, Beijing, Great wall of Badaling, sunset on the great wall

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: China, Beijing, Great wall of Badaling, sunset on the great wall

China, Beijing, Great wall of Badaling, sunset on the great wall

Background imageAsian Culture Collection: China, Beijing, Great wall of Badaling, sunset on the great wall

China, Beijing, Great wall of Badaling, sunset on the great wall




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Immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of Asian culture, where ancient traditions and modern marvels coexist harmoniously. Wander through the enchanting streets of Hoi An, Vietnam, as the bustling street scene transports you to a bygone era in Indochina. In Southeast Asia, explore the mesmerizing Gal Vihara Rock Temple in Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka, where a serene Buddha sits deep in meditation amidst awe-inspiring surroundings. Step into history at Sigiriya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site adorned with ancient frescoes that whisper tales of a glorious past. Marvel at the Sigiriya Damsels or Cloud Maidens adorning Lion Rock Fortress – an architectural masterpiece rising majestically against Sri Lanka's azure skies. Journey to Jingdezhen city and witness masterpieces come alive at the Qing and Ming Ancient Pottery Factory. Delicate vases tell stories of Chinese craftsmanship passed down through generations. Celebrate Chinese New Year amidst Shanghai's vibrant energy as Yuyuan Garden dazzles with ornate decorations that symbolize good fortune and prosperity for all who visit. Find solace at Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) in Amritsar, Punjab - an oasis of tranquility amidst India's bustling cities. Experience spiritual enlightenment as you walk through Senbon Torii (1, 000 Torii gates) at Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine in Kyoto - each gate representing a path towards inner peace. Discover Tokyo's mystical charm as Omikuji fortune-telling papers reveal glimpses into your destiny. Traverse Kyoto's sacred grounds adorned with countless Torii shrine gates – each step taking you closer to unlocking Japan's rich cultural heritage. As night falls upon Taipei’s glittering skyline, immerse yourself in its electric atmosphere - a testament to Taiwan’s dynamic fusion of tradition and modernity. In every corner of Asia lies an invitation to embrace diversity and delve into centuries-old customs.