"In Civilization IV, a temple is defined as a building where the faithful come to worship. Christians call their temples "churches," while Muslims call theirs "mosques," and Jews call theirs, simply, "temples." Temples are far more common than cathedrals, but much less large and ornate. Even the smallest village can possess a temple.
"Temples increase a city's happiness and culture. They are especially useful for expanding your civilization's borders during the early game."
In the city screen press the following icon to start Buddhist Temple construction:
- ↑ Cost depends on Game Speed. Quick: 53 , Epic: 120 , Marathon: 240 .