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Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta)

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Address: Enci Temple The southern part of Yata Road, Yanta District, Xi'an 710061, China
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Located on the grounds of the Jianfu Temple, this pagoda (circa 652 A.D.)...

Located on the grounds of the Jianfu Temple, this pagoda (circa 652 A.D.) is considered on of the most famous in China due to its antiquity and historical relevance in connection with Buddha.

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Good place to see in Xian.

Its a good place to see in Xian. Come here in the evening. Dont miss the water fountain show at 8pm. Nice place to see if you have a free evening.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Its a good place to see in Xian. Come here in the evening. Dont miss the water fountain show at 8pm. Nice place to see if you have a free evening.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's beautiful to see at night with the lights show. Don't miss it. You can walk around the park and enjoy the scene.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It has some relics from the ancient times when Buddhism was being introduced and spreading in China. It is interesting walking around with a guide and getting also the history of the place and Xi'an.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Enjoyed my visit here. Very typical Chinese architecture with interesting history behind it. Worth a visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting for history and photography and lovely garden surrounds. Ancient buildings, gardens, temples, statutes and plenty of open spaces it's definitively worth

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This Pagoda has a lot of history attached to it. Built in the 7th Century it was where all the scrolls and statues of Buddha, brought from India by the traveller Xuanzhang and others, were kept. In one of the display halls you can see these ancient Indian scrolls in Sanskrit. All the artefacts have been very well preserved and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Big Wild Goose Pagoda has a lot to see. Monks living there, and the story of Buddha coming to China.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Personally, I would say that this is the main icon of Xi'an city, therefore, a must visit! It's easily accessible if you use metro and close to the city centre.The entrance fee is just 50yuan for non students and 25yuan for students

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There was much more to see than first expected and one cool thing was watching a calligraphy demonstration which was very informative. The pagoda is impressive. Very nice experience and It is really interesting to visit this place

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Goose pagoda is a place where it explains when and who brought the teaching of Buddha to China. Very good to visit and learn.

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