The Wild Goose Pagoda was built in Tang Dynasty. Its history dates back to 1300 years ago. It was inscribed as a world heritage by UNESCO in 2014. The pagoda is a seven-story building, which is 64.5 meters high. It is a landmark of Xi’an. There are seven stories in the tower.
The pagoda is named after the story of Xuanzang’s journey to the west. Xuanzang is an eminent monk in Tang Dynasty. After he had gone on a pilgrimage for Buddhist scriptures in Tianzhu, known as India now, the pagoda was built to store the scriptures and Buddhist relics he brought from India.
Ticket fare: CNY50 (Additional CNY30 if you would like to climb the tower)
Opening hours: 09:00～17:00
Wild Goose Pagoda