|Big Wild Goose Pagoda|
Big Wild Goose Pagoda
As a symbol of the famous historical city----Xi'an, Big Wild Goose Pagoda is a well-preserved ancient building. It is located in the southern suburb of Xi'an City, about 4 kilometers (2.49 miles) from the downtown of the city.
Originally built in 652 during the reign of Emperor Gaozong of the Tang Dynasty (618-907), the pagoda functioned to collect Buddhist materials that were taken from India by the hierarch Xuanzang.
Xuanzang started off from Chang'an (the ancient Xi'an), along the Silk Road and through deserts, finally arrived in India, the cradle of Buddhism. Enduring...Read More