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For the landmark in Birmingham, see Chinese Pagoda. Chinese pagodas ( Chinese: 塔; pinyin: Tǎ) are a traditional part of Chinese architecture. In addition to religious use, since ancient t...

Chinese pagoda - Chinese Architecture - What is a Pagoda? - Quatr ...

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In the T'ang Dynasty, around 500 AD, architects built fancier pagodas with eight sides, ... Bibliography and further reading about ancient Chinese architecture: ...

Development of Pagodas - China.org.cn

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The construction of pagodas was such a superb integration of foreign and traditional Chinese architectural styles by ancient Chinese architects that it has won ...

The Cultural Heritage of China :: The Arts :: Architecture :: Pagodas

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Chinese Pagodas are a traditional part of Chinese architecture, introduced from ... In addition to religious use, since ancient times Chinese pagodas have been ...

Pagoda Information and Facts | History of Buddhist Pagoda | Ancient ...

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The pagoda is the monument (usually built on sacred ground) where Buddha ... Early Chinese pagodas were built on circular or square bases and many of them  ...

China Buddhist Architectures, Temple, Pagoda, Grottoes

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The main Buddhist architectural items include temples, pagodas and grottos. It is regarded as a great ... Ancient Architecture ... The development of Chinese Buddhist architecture can be traced back to the introduction of Buddhism. The main ...

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In China the pagoda, derived from India, is one of the most characteristic architectural types and in general is devoted to sacred usage. Octagonal, hexagonal, or ...

Pagodas - Ancient China for Kids

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During Han times, the idea of the pagoda came to China from India, along with other goods and ideas, via traders on the Silk Road. Chinese architects went to ...

Earliest Pagodas in China - MonkeyTree

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THE EARLIEST PAGODAS BUILT IN CHINA. LEGEND OF ... The first pagodas built in China were the largest and most numerous of all the ancient buildings.

Ancient Chinese Architecture - Ancient China for kids - History for Kids

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Ancient Chinese architecture was categorized into three styles ... Ta (Chinese pagodas): Buddhist in China built special Buddhist buildings which were like ...

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The Origin of Pagodas - China.org.cn

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Ancient Chinese architecture boasts a rich variety of styles and high levels of construction. ... A Chinese term for pagoda did not exist until the first century.

Pagoda - New World Encyclopedia

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Mar 14, 2015 ... Chinese pagodas were originally built of wood in square shapes, but in the early ... According to ancient Chinese records, the first pagoda was ...

pagoda | architecture | Britannica.com

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Oct 25, 2015 ... Hōryū Temple: pagoda [Credit: Sybil Sassoon/Robert Harding Picture Library, London ... domed, commemorative monument first constructed in ancient India. ... In China this purpose gave birth to a unique structure, the small ...