Guided tour

Big Wild Goose Pagoda: Small Group Buddhism Walking Tour

4.6 / 5

7 reviews

Activity provider: China Xian Tour

Big Wild Goose Pagoda: Small Group Buddhism Walking Tour

Activity provider: China Xian Tour

From US$ 43.58 per person

Uncover the rich culture and history hidden within the holy land of Chinese Buddhism during the Tang Dynasty on this unforgettable 2-hour guided tour. Delight in this splendid architectural masterpiece from 1300 years ago.

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Duration 2 - 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Chinese
Pickup optional
Your hotel lobby. The driver will be holding your name and waiting for you.
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Visit one of the most famous Buddhist pagodas in China
  • Uncover the secrets hidden inside the temple
  • Explore the holy land of the Chinese Buddhism of the Tang Dynasty
  • Appreciate its rich Buddhist culture, profound history of famous figures, and splendid architectural art
Full description
Situated in Da Ci'en Temple, Big Wild Goose Pagoda is one of the most famous Buddhist pagodas in China. This tour will give you a comprehensive visit to this architectural masterpiece of Buddhism in China with 1300 years of history. After meeting up, follow your tour guide with a group of 7 people or less to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda by taking the subway like a real local. If the transportation option is selected, you will be transferred by a premium car and meet your tour guide at North Square. Walking through the Morning Clock and Fountain in North Square of the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, you will enter the Da Ci'en Temple where the Pagoda stands. Listening to the interpretation of your expert guide, you can immerse yourself in this bright pearl on the Silk Road with excellent architectural beauty, precious Buddhist relics, rich religious culture, and stories of the famous ancient monk - Xuan Zang. You may also choose to climb up the pagoda to discover the secret of precious Sarira and enjoy the panoramic views from the top.
  • English tour guide
  • Subway Ticket to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda
  • Entrance ticket of the Da Ci'en Temple
  • Entrance ticket to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda (if option selected)
  • Direct Transfer to Big Wild Goose Pagoda (if option selected)
  • Meals
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Bell Tower Hotel Xian. Your tour guide will be waiting at the lobby with a GetYourGuide Logo.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • If you stay outside the 2nd ring of Xi'an, you can still book the transfer option but a surcharge in cash needs to be paid according to the distance
  • Please bring your passport with you
  • The Big Goose Pagoda is a part of the Da Ci'en Temple. The entrance of The Pagoda requires a separate ticket which you can select as an option
  • If the transfer option is selected, the tour operator will contact you around 6 P.M. the day before to confirm the pickup time
  • If your hotel is near the Pagoda, please inform the local partner when booking
Customer reviews

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4.6 /5

based on 7 reviews

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Very good tour and Sam my guide was excellent, very knowledgable and helpful. Would recommend to any visitor to Xi’an.

October 15, 2019

Good, wish it was a bit cheaper

October 11, 2019

Historiken och myterna

February 27, 2019

Product ID: 208224