The city of Xi’an is a historical enclave that forms a famous part of China’s rich cultural legacy. Some of its most acclaimed attractions come in the form of the various pagodas dotting the cityscape, such as the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Savour the city’s various attractions from one of the luxury service apartments Xian has to offer its visitors. Perhaps consider the Citadines Xingqing Palace Xi’an as its elegant interiors and gracious hospitality make it a fine option of Xian accommodation. Explore the intriguing Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a splendid Buddhist temple dating back to the Tang Dynasty, as it was built in 652. At the time of its construction, the purpose of the pagoda was to enshrine the many Buddhist statues and sutras that were brought into the country from India, by the famed scholar monk Xuanzang, reputed for the many journeys he undertook to the South Asian nation. Despite suffering extensive earthquake damage over the course of its history, Big Wild Goose stands at a stalwart seven stories high and offers a majestic panorama of the city of Xi’an from its topmost floor. Emanating a tranquil aura that promises to soothe all who visit, the Big Wild Goose Pagoda is worth a visit the next time your travels bring you to Xi’an.
Angela Fernando is an impassioned travel writer who composes pieces under the pen name Sumaira Narayan. She loves writing about new and exciting places around the world and intends to visit them all someday.