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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 yesterday

This is a beautiful temple/pagoda, and the guide we were assigned was terrific. His English was excellent, and he really understood the subject. Because he is a volunteer, this is a labor of love for him, and his heart was in it.

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 2 days ago

First of all you have to walk about 10mins from the metro station to the pagoda. The place is big and you have to pay another RMB30 to climb to the top of the pagoda. Your entrance fees doesn't include your entrance to the pagoda.

Thank LittleSparrow1979
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a local guide show us around the grounds and explain the significance of all the buildings and grounds. Was very informative. It was great until the end when they tried to sell us stuff. Our guide showed us the fine art of calligraphy...More

Thank AllanH328
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place provides a good evening stroll after dinner. Plenty of eatery can be found walking distance of the pagoda with souvenir carts stall line up on the pedestrian street. Require paying ticket to go up the pagoda. This place is also just right opposite...More

Thank shun821
Reviewed 3 days ago

Located within it's own walls, there are gardens and plenty of trees surrounding this pagoda. also various workshops showing calligraphy and ancient Chinese scripts.

Thank glopaul
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonder why the name? It is a long story to tell and goes back to India. Pagoda leans to the west, take notice. Try climbing to the top for a view of the city.

Thank Seeseej
Reviewed 5 days ago

recommend seeing this pagoda with a guide who can explain the history. This is easily a half day experience.

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The highlight of this are actually the fountains. The structure was nice but you could not go inside. The fountains were amazing and that seems to be why people where there.

Thank Drgnfli1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another site on our tour of Xian where experienced and learnt about Buddhism in China. Nice to have a guide who can explain the history and take you around the various temples. My advice to travellers would be that if there is a place you...More

Thank Chander_62
Reviewed 1 week ago

So much to see - our visit was on a wet and cold day so we did not spend as long as we wanted too -but such a great place - another must on your trip list.

Thank William J
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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