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Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta)

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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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Enci Temple The southern part of Yata Road, Yanta District, Xi'an 710061, China
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Reviewed yesterday

The pagoda is part of a Buddhist temple site (the first in China) and is a very old building (albeit restored) with a peaceful simplicity to it (despite the tourists). The Buddhist temples and other buildings have been restored and are well worth seeing, but...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My family and I enjoyed wallimg around the compound. The Buddha's and wall sculptures in the various rooms are quite impressive. You have to pay to get inside of the temple grounds and then a seperate fee is required to enter the leaning pagoda. The...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

My mother and I enjoyed walking around the grounds and learning the history of the place. We did not climb the pagoda.

Thank Kwin79
Reviewed 3 days ago

Worth visiting. Rich in history, and architecture. It is definitely worth a visit if you are in Xian.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

While in Xian we went by bus from our hotel to the City Wall & stopped at the Wild Goose Pagoda on the way to walk around the Pagoda which has stone lions guarding the entrance.

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to light show under pagoda at night ,wasn't really impressed with it ,isn't a must see , crowded and difficult to get a good spot around the fountain due to crowds

Thank Flitz8
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a large Buddhist pagoda set in a large park setting. During our visit, mush of the park was closed off to visitors, so we just enjoyed the view of the pagoda. Best entrance is from the South.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So the Pagoda is wonderful to see yet the area around is being improved developed. The work kind of took away from the experience.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I walked the grounds and entered the surrounding buildings, but did not pay extra to climb the pagoda. Very nice day when we were there, but we were tired and my feet were sore. One warning....taxis in the neighborhood near the pagoda...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Big Wild Goose Pagoda during our night tour of Xi’an. It was beautiful. We watched the people dancing in the city square adjacent, and it was a real spectacle. If you have an evening in Xi’an, this is definitely a spot to...More

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Response from Chander_62 | Reviewed this property |
We were on a guided tour so unable to say how much the tickets are. Sometimes one can get combination tickets which are more economical
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Sorry I have been away from home, with no Wi-Fi so I only saw the question now. Regretfully I'm not sure where the Dynasty Art Museum is as I was taken to the places by a guide and driver from Dragon Tours. They were very... More