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Dayan Tower Cultural and Leisure Scenic Resort, Xi'an

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Set in the midst of Xi’an city, Dayan Tower Cultural and Leisure Scenic Resort houses a World Heritage Site known as Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Originally built in 652 CE, the 60 m (197 ft) tall tower was designed as a home for sutras and Buddha statues brought from India. Part of the Da Ci’en Temple, the 10-story pagoda’s Guardian Hall features five gilded Buddhas in glass vitrines, while the temple itself features 13 separate courtyards with 1,879 different rooms. Enjoy the well-maintained and intricately designed gardens around the temple, and keep you eyes peeled for occasional dance shows in the park. A statue of the famous translator Xuanzang, who brought first sutras from India, stands in the courtyard. East of the temple lies a forest with nine pagodas containing relics of abbots. Using our international travel planner, Xi'an attractions like Dayan Tower Cultural and Leisure Scenic Resort can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • My visit to the Dayan Tower was just...amazing! The food stalls there had some very specific cultural Xi'an cuisine and the souvenir/gift shops sold all sorts of wacky items, for adults or kids or the...  more »
  • In the bus arrived at the North square. Pretty much walked to the entrance of the giant wild goose pagoda in the South. Photo shoot at the statue of Xuan Zang sanzo. A huge statue. Excellent favor daijionji Temple. To go to the Museum again to Northern square Middle souvenir shops and tourist shops often accompanies was. Moving is hard.
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  • It is most dining room extends town on both sides and the front of the temple, and a souvenir shop. It was a larger good, except when I went to see the tower.
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