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White Horse Pagoda of Dunhuang

Baimata Village, Qili Town, Dunhuang 736200, China
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Ranked #33 of 40 Attractions in Dunhuang
Type: Architectural Buildings, Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
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106 reviews 106 reviews
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

You can walk to the pagoda from the city in about fifteen minutes. The pagoda itself isn't much to see, as it's not one you can go inside. But, if you go there, walking around the village where it's located is interesting. You can see typical village houses and life.

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New York City, New York
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

We rented bikes and went to look for the pagoda, it was closed that day, but the neighborhood is pleasant, dirt road streets with small farm/houses out of the center of town....will be gone a in a few years

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Beijing, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

The White Horse Pagoda requires a RMB 15 ticket. There is nothing in there except for the pagoda, which has 9 levels, 12-metre tall, and a 7-metre diameter. The pagoda you see was built about 170 years ago during the Qing dynasty. The original White Horse Pagoda was built about 1600 years ago, after a then-famous Buddhist monk returned from... More 

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