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Big Wild Goose Pagoda

Big Wild Goose Pagoda, stands in the compound of the Temple of Great Maternal Grace some four kilometers south of the city proper. It was built in 629 A. D. to keep the 657 volumes of Buddhist scripture brought back by the famous monk Xuan Zang from india. The monk stayed in the temple for 11 years studying and translating the Buddhist scripture. The pagoda is also a safe for keeping invaluable ancient works of paintings, calligraphy and sculpture.
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