The Big Wild Goose Pagoda, located in Da Ci'En (Great Kindness and Grace) Temple, is one of the landmarks of Xi’an. It was build during the reign of the Emperor Gaozong of the Tang Dynasty, and was mainly used for storing sutras and figurines of the Buddha that were brought to China from India by Xuanzang, the most renowned the Buddhist translator and traveler in Chinese history. Xuanzang was also the first abbot of the Great Kindness and Grace Temple, one of the best preserved ancient pagodas.
Nearby attractions include the Shaanxi Provincial Museum and the Bell Tower. Numerous buses go to the pagoda, such as bus no. 5, 19, 21, 24, 27, 30, 34, 41, 224, 400, 401, 408, 500, 501, 521, 527, 601, 606, 609, 610, 701, and 715.
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Location: Big Wild Goose Pagoda(113M)
Location: Bell Tower(3.24KM), Big Wild Goose Pagoda(59M)