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Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta)

Enci Temple The southern part of Yata Road, Yanta District, Xi'an 710061, China
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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
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great visit, though very hot! Gardens around shady. Lots of flights of wooden stairs to climb but view in all directions was interesting. Not too busy Kate afternoon when we arrived but if any busier would not have enjoyed climbing narrow steps

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I recommend going here. But I highly recommend being led around the structure by one of the guides who work there. They will explain the history, art and buildings of the Pagoda and journeys of the monks very well. Places like these need the background...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

.another have to visit tourist spot, protected very well, even chinese visitors come to this place when they are in town.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The jade screens depicting the story of Buddha was the best thing, although we were kinda temples out by that point on our trip. The worst thing was getting swarmed by high pressure sales people in the gift shop - stay away from the gift...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommend going at night. Lovely evening. Shopping available if that’s what you like. This was close to our hotel so we walked but would recommend for anyone.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ticket office at the entrance only sells tickets for entry to everything except to climb the pagoda. Due to how hot the day was I chose only to walk around the grounds and look into temples which was very pleasant and as I was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the history of this building is very interesting and the views around it are just as impressive we really enjoyed our visit here.

Thank audi506
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

what an amazing building... we chose the Buddhist tour guide option... there's is so much history there that you would miss the essence of what the place is all about...so it's a better option to choose this.. they have ypu opportunity to choose the best...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautiful place...was there for 21 days and still couldn’t get enough. The park is home to international and local festivals (art performances) The pagodas are so beautiful at night...as you can see from the pictures. Carry an umbrella as the rains start from as...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tower standing alone by itself, when I look at the building, the old bricks showing all the history in the past thousands of years, make me think of human, we only live up to 100 years? Compared with the history, we won’t be there...More

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luzktreter
13 December 2017|
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Response from Chander_62 | Reviewed this property |
We were on a guided tour so unable to say how much the tickets are. Sometimes one can get combination tickets which are more economical
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2 December 2016|
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Also I'm unable to answer the question.
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8 March 2015|
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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
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