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Dacien Temple

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The southern part of Yata Road, Yanta District, Xi'an 710061, China
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Reviewed 21 January 2019

The temples make up the main area to be seen at the Big Wild Goose Pagoda site - the main ticket is just to see the temples and you have to get an extra ticket to climb the Pagoda. The temples are absolutely beautiful, fabulous...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Megonthemove
Reviewed 11 January 2019

The Da Ci'en Temple goes back to the Tang Dynasty. This Buddhist temple was constructed in 648AD. An interesting factoid that our guide shared with us is that the temple is slightly tilted. When we were there in November, the entire area was very, very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

The temple is very different form any other you may visit. It is quite alive and there are some other chapels besides the main one.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank seasonedvisitor
Reviewed 4 July 2018

I found that Dacien Temple was not that rushed if you visited here in afternoon on weekdays. Liked it.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Tripletor
Reviewed 5 June 2018

The monks and other Buddhists were in prayer, chanting, which made the visit all the more special. It was interesting to see women practitioners participating in the services.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Grapelady25
Reviewed 21 April 2018

We had a guide and it really helped learn about the significance and historical value to the Chinese culture. He said it was built in 648 for the dead queen. It was interesting to note the lions at each end to the entrance as their...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Loved the grounds, gardens, and beautifully restored temples. Loved the experience of buying and burning the incense. Appreciated the sculptures and the Pagoda Garden. Quiet serene place for meditating and strolling, even though there were many visitors and tourists (though thankfully not many non-Asian visitors).

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

This temple is an impressive one and sits adjacent to the Big Goose Pagoda and is included in the entrace to the Pagoda.There are a number of buildings and worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Another building of significance within the complex of the Great Wild Goose Pagoda. This structure should be viewed in the context of the overall exhibit. The Pagoda is one of the largest and most significant of the many pagoda's in Xian. This area and building...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Dacien temple is very important because it is one of the earliest temple in china, dated back to tang dynasty period. There are a lot of buddha sculptures and paintings!

Date of experience: July 2017
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