Great Wild Goose Pagoda. General view.
7th-8th c Chinese Tang Architecture
TANG DYNASTY Anonymous
(618 - 909)
Xian (Chang'an). Shaanxi. China.
The design of the pagoda was brought back by the Chinese traveling monk in the 7th century from the one on the site of Buddha's enlightenment in India. It was built in three stages going from 5 to 10 to 7 stories; all in the 7th century.