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
About Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta)
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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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
Visit in the evening when the locals gather to play music and dance with colourful fans and parasols - it's a giant square dance