Pagodas attract lightning strikes because of their height. Many pagodas have a
decorated finial at the top of the structure, and when ...
Jan 26, 2012 ... Pagoda, a towerlike, multistory, solid or hollow structure made of stone, brick, or
wood, usually associated with a Buddhist temple complex and ...
The structure and method of construction of a wooden pagoda are similar to ....
with the traditional Chinese architecture, which always sets great store by the role
The construction of pagodas was such a superb integration of foreign and
traditional Chinese architectural styles by ancient Chinese architects that it has
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 ...
The main Buddhist architectural items include temples, pagodas and grottos. It is
regarded as a great art treasure where calligraphy, sculpture and painting ...
The structure of the Pagodas incorporates a decorative finial at the top designed
usually with ...
Chinese Pagodas are a traditional part of Chinese architecture, introduced from
India along with Buddhism as protective structures for Buddhist relics. In addition
Jun 15, 2005 ... The five-story pagoda is a strange piece of architecture — Japan experiences
many serious earthquakes but there is almost no record of a ...
The Pagoda In the first centuries A.D., the coming of Buddhism did not strongly
affect the Chinese architectural style. Although there was.