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Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta)

Enci Temple The southern part of Yata Road, Yanta District, Xi'an 710061, China
+86 29 8553 5014
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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
+86 29 8553 5014
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful temple. Cost 50rmb to entry and then 30rmb for the pagoda temple. Took 610 bus from Drum tower for 2rmb. Then 2 km walk to Temple. The entry would be good enough to see all the Buddha history and all the themes of each...More

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's like lots of pagodas across China, with its stairs to climb to a viewing spots along the way. There is history to the pagoda, of course. And the grounds are very nice.

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well worth a visit ancient pagoda, when we were there we sat in on a Chinese calligraphy class good fun trying to write in Chinese, large park on site nicely laid out with a lake with bridges and fountains.

Thank ipswichjimlee
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I went here back in June of 2016 because I heard many things about this place. I must say it is very beautiful the space in which the pagoda is in. The different buildings you enter there will be different idols where people would pray....More

Thank Tara A
Reviewed 4 days ago

We could see this Pagoda from a distance. A great look. It also had an Indian Connection since it was one of the first Buddhist temple in China which was built by Yuen Tung after returning from India. During his India trip he embraced Buddhism.

Thank Subrata0168
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited here as part of a guided tour, and luckily so, as the pagoda is not accessible. We were interested to learn its story, but not to be actually allowed inside was a disappointment. The surrounding streets held some interesting shops which our local...More

Thank Rowan B
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a very tall pagoda with many interesting buildings around it. The buildings had many statues of Buddha in them and a history of Buddhism. In one there was a ceremony with Buddhist Monks chanting in front of a statue of Buddha.

Thank perakash
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was avery interesting outing - enjoyed it! It was a very tall pagoda and could be seen for a long way.

Thank Leannabooth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have seen and know what a pagoda is like, then there is no need to waste time and effort to go there as all pagodas are the same. Even the locals that I met have commented that it’s nothing inside just one tower...More

Thank Wakaipig
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit in the evening when the locals gather to play music and dance with colourful fans and parasols - it's a giant square dance

Thank HullBuntz
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Response from Helenaarcher | Reviewed this property |
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