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Big Wild Goose Pagoda

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Big Wild Goose Pagoda Xian

May 12th 2007
Big Wild Goose Pagoda and Waterfun Summary: The Big Wild Goose Pagoda was built originally in 652 during the reign of Emperor Gaozong of the Tang Dynasty (618 - 907) and it functioned to collect Buddhist materials that were taken from India by the hierarch Xuanzang. Xuanzang started from Chang'an (the ancient Xian), along the Silk Road and through deserts, finally arriving in India - the c ... read more
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