17/40.- Xian, the Big Goose Pagoda, nigh view
When it was first built, the pagoda had five storeys. In the 8th century five more storeys were added. Unfortunately some of the storeys were destroyed, and now only seven of them remain.
In the area of the Big Goose Pagoda are some
restaurants, and a tourist office.
From here, we will visit the Bell Tower (Zhong