Big Wild Goose Pagoda, also known as Great Mercy Pagoda, located in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, China the southern suburbs Daci'en temple. Situated in Jionji West hospital, the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, formerly known Jionji West hospital Buddha (Buddha that is the meaning of the tower). Chinese Tang Dynasty Buddhist architectural masterpieces of art.
Big Wild Goose Pagoda was built in 652 AD (the Tang Emperor Yeonghwiwon three years). The Xuanzang worship Buddha, brought back from India the relic and Sanskrit classic, a five-story brick tower in the the Xita hospital Jionji built. In Wu Zetian Chang'an years to rebuild. Later, after several dressing. Big Wild Goose Pagoda is a famous tourist attraction in the Tang Dynasty, thus leaving a large number of literati inscriptions, only Ming and Qing Dynasty Title monument there are more than two hundred pass.
Big Wild Goose Pagoda is a pavilion-style pagoda tower through 64.5 meters high, for the seven-story tower takes the shape of a square pyramidal tower, bay formed by the wood structure, bottom-up reduced proportionally, tower wooden ladder can be disk Teng And on. Each of the four sides of each layer an arch openings, you can lean on a railing overlooking. Grand boldness of the entire building, modeling simple, steady, moderately proportioned, stately ancient style, is preserved intact pavilion-style tower. In the tower overlooking the ancient city of Xi'an.
Big Wild Goose Pagoda in Xi'an iconic buildings and famous monuments, is a symbol of the ancient city of Xi'an. Therefore, the the central Xi'an emblem drawn is this famous ancient tower.
Xi'an, ancient said that “Chang An”, is world famous world one of four big civilized ancient capitals, comes first in of Chinese ancient capital, is in the Chinese history the founding a capital time is longest, the founding a capital dynasty to be most, the influence biggest capital city, is Chinese nation's cradle, the Chinese civilization birthplace, Chinese culture representative. Xi'an, unique ancient and modern fusion perfect city. Now Xi'an is the People's Republic of China Shanxi Province's provincial capital, Chinese one of seven wide range key cities, Asian knowledge technological innovation center, new Europe and Asia continental bridge China section with Huanghe River valley biggest key city, Chinese big airplane's manufacture base, Chinese mid-west area most greatly most important scientific research, higher education, defense-related science and technology industry and high technology and new technology Industrial base.