Xita (Shenyang)

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Xita (North Pagoda) in Shenyang, China

Xita (Chinese: 西塔; pinyin: Xitǎ) or West Pagoda is a Tibetan Buddhist temple, located in Heping District, Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China. It was built in 1640-1645 during the Qing Dynasty, was destroyed in 1968 during the Cultural Revolution, but was rebuilt in 1998. The area around Xita (Korean: 서탑) is known as a Koreatown, where many Korean Chinese live.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Xita, Shenyang (Baidu Encyclopedia) (in Chinese)
  2. ^ Xita, Shenyang (Hudong Encyclopedia) (in Chinese)