Big Wild Goose Pagoda is a Buddhist pagoda located in southern Xi’an, Shaanxi province, China, which is an architectural marvel in China and regarded as the landmark of Xian, appealing numerous travelers home and abroad to pay a visit every year.
Big Wild Goose Pagoda was started to build in 652 during the Tang Dynasty, rebuilt in in 704 during the reign of Empress Wu Zetian and renovated during the Ming Dynasty. Originally the pagoda had five stories but was reconstructed into 7 stories in Tang Dynasty, which has been one of the famous tourist destinations since Tang Dynasty in ancient China. The pagoda hosts sutras and figurines of the Buddha brought to China from India by Xuanzang, a prestigious Buddhist translator, and traveler in Tang dynasty.
Around the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, there stand many must-visit attractions. On the North Square of the Big Wild Goose Pagoda funds the enchanting Music Fountain, the reputed largest music fountain in Asia. The Tang Dynasty Palace is another must-have, where the flavor of Tang dynasty would be experienced. Traveling to Big Wild Goose Pagoda is incomplete without visiting these must-haves, each of which has much to offer for you.
Admission Fee: 30RMB
Open Time: 8:00-18:00 Suggested
Traveling Time: 2-3 hours
Location: Yanta South Road, Southern Urban of Xian
How to get to: Take the bus Tourist line No.6, 21, 22, 24, 601, 610, 501, 503 to get there.