Pagodas of Ancient China – 1994

The Greater Wild Goose Pagoda stands in the western courtyard of the Ci’en Temple. It was built in AD 652 for storing Buddhist scriptures. Down the centuries, it was repeatedly destroyed and restored. Today, it consists of seven stories and is 59.9m high. It rests on a base 4.2m thick that measures 48.8m north to south and 45.9m east to west. With its base, it is 64.1m high. Continue reading Pagodas of Ancient China – 1994