Travel Attractions

Giant Wild Goose Pagoda

Giant Wild Goose Pagoda

Giant Wild Goose Pagoda

Quick facts about Giant Wild Goose Pagoda

Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, or Big Wild Goose Pagoda, is a South Xi’an, Shaanxi, China, Buddhist pagoda. During the Tang dynasty it was built in 652 and originally had five storeys. During Empress Wu Zetian’s reign, the building was reconstructed in 704, and its external brick façade was restored during the Ming dynasty. One of the many purposes of the pagoda was to keep Gautama Buddha sutras and figurines brought to China from India by Buddhist monk, scholar, traveller, and translator Xuanzang from the seventh-century. Today, the pagoda’s interior walls feature embossed Buddha statues by the renowned artist Yan Liben.

There are seven levels and each one is distinctively decorated and with different artifacts showcased.

This is one of the top attractions in Xi’an and in China as well and it’s a must when visiting this part of world.

Private Big Wild Goose Pagoda Tour & Pottery Making Class

Top hotels near Giant Wild Goose Pagoda

Xi'an Guangcheng Hotel

Xi’an Guangcheng Hotel

Located in Xi Shao Gate, Xi An Guang Cheng Grand Hotel is a perfect starting point from which to explore Xian. Offering a variety of facilities and services, the property provides all you need for a good night's sleep.

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Renaissance Xi’an Hotel

Renaissance Xi'an Hotel has a garden, a terrace and a shared lounge. The property is set 3.6 km from Big Wild Goose Pagoda, 8 km from Drum Tower and 9 km from Muslim Street.

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With a stay at Hilton Xian, you'll be centrally located in Xi'an, within a 15-minute drive of Xi'an Bell Tower and Xingqing Lake. This 5-star hotel is 4 mi (6.4 km) from Drum Tower and 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from...

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Interesting facts about Giant Wild Goose Pagoda

  • Pagoda was added to the World Heritage List on June 22, 2014.
  • The North Square garden outside Pagoda is boasting the largest musical fountain in Asia
  • Inside the pagoda there are wooden steps and one arched window on each of the four sides of each landing, where tourists can enjoy a panorama of the surrounding area.
Terracotta Warriors & Giant Wild Goose Pagoda Tour

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