Dayan Pagoda Northern Square

Currently Open [Closes at 09:00 pm]
  • Address: Yata Road, Yanta District, Xi'an 710061, China, Xian
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  • Timings: 08:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +86-2985527958
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Landmark, Monument, Square, Family And Kids

Considered as a symbol of old Xi’an, Big Wild Goose Pagoda locally known as Dayan Pagoda is a holy place for Buddhists and is a well-preserved ancient monument of China. It stands in the Da Ci’en temple complex and sees visitors from all over the world for its spiritual significance.

Big Wild Goose Pagoda- Built in 652 BC under the rule of Emperor Gaozang of Tang Dynasty to collect Buddhist materials that were taken from India by the hierarch Xuanzang, this was a structure of 60 meters (197 feet) with five stories and later two stories were added.

Other attractions include:

  • Da Ci’en temple
  • Tang Ci’en Temple Site Park
  • The Shaanxi Opera Garden to the east
  • The Shaanxi Folk Customs Garden
  • South Square with the statue of Monk Xuanzang
  • Great Tang All Day Mall
  • The North square which boasts the largest musical fountain in Asia.

The musical fountain show is very popular among tourists and should not be missed on the visit. 

  • Daci'en Temple- CNY 50.
  • Ascending the Pagoda- CNY 40.

The timings for the musical fountain show are as follows:

  • There are no shows in November, December and January.
  • June, July, August, September, October- Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday- 12.00 pm, 09.00 pm, Tuesday- 09.00 pm.
  • Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: 12.00 pm, 02.00 pm, 04.00 pm, 06.00 pm, 09.00 pm.
  • February, March, April and May- Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday- 12.00 pm, 08.30 pm, Tuesday- 08.30 pm.
  • Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: 12.00 pm, 02.00 pm, 04.00 pm, 06.00 pm, 08.30 pm.

  • Subway line 2,  bus no 5, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, Tourist Bus Line 4 , Line 6, Line 8 (610), Line 9 (320)

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  • Dayan Pagoda Northern Square Address: Yata Road, Yanta District, Xi'an 710061, China, Xian
  • Dayan Pagoda Northern Square Contact Number: +86-2985527958
  • Dayan Pagoda Northern Square Timing: 08:00 am - 09:00 pm
  • Dayan Pagoda Northern Square Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Dayan Pagoda Northern Square(preferred time): 12:00 pm - 08:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Dayan Pagoda Northern Square: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 90.86% of people who visit Xian include Dayan Pagoda Northern Square in their plan

  • 39.6% of people start their Dayan Pagoda Northern Square visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Dayan Pagoda Northern Square

Monday, Tuesday and Saturday

90.4% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Dayan Pagoda Northern Square

People normally club together Xian Drum Tower and Shaanxi History Museum while planning their visit to Dayan Pagoda Northern Square.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures