As the symbol of the old – line Xian, Big Wild Goose Pagoda (also called Giant Wild Goose Pagoda) is a well – preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists.
It is located in the southern suburb of Xian City, about 4 kilometers (2.49 miles) from the downtown of the city. Standing in the Da Ci’en Temple complex, it attracts numerous visitors for its fame in the Buddhist religion and its simple but appealing style of construction. It is rated as a National Key Cultural Relic Preserve as well as an AAAA Tourist Attraction. In addition, it was added to the World Heritage List on June 22nd, 2014, together with other sites along the ancient Silk Road.