Daci’en Temple (Chinese: 大慈恩寺; pinyin: Dàcí’ēn Sì) is a Buddhist temple located in Yanta District, Xi’an, Shaanxi. The temple is the cradle of East Asian Yogācāra in China. It is notable for the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda. The pagoda was originally built by an accomplished monk Xuanzang, whose story was widespread in civil socity in many dynasties and the famous legendary story Journey to the West was inspired by his experience. Alongside Daxingshan Temple and Jianfu Temple, it was one of the three sutras translation sites (三大译经场) in the Tang dynasty.
Address: The southern part of Yata Road, Yanta District, Xi’an 710061, Chine
Time: 08:00 – 17:00
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