Great Mosque, Hua Jue Lane, Xian: a pagoda

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RIBApix ref no RIBA40179
Artist/PhotographerKamen, Ruth
CountryChina
CityXian
Subject Date1700
Image Date2008
ViewExterior
StyleChinese
MediumDigital image
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Ruth Kamen / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This, the most renowned mosque in China, was first built in the Tang dynasty during the reign of Emperor Xuanzong (685-762), and renovated in 1368-1398. Since the 14th century, the mosque has undergone many reconstructions and most of the extant buildings date from the 17th and 18th centuries.

Subject tags

pagodas, colour, mosques