Wenbi Pagoda in Changzou, 10th century, wood, Changzou, China, Photo by Jakub Hałun Creative Commons Attribution License via Wikimedia Commons. Wenbi Pagoda in Changzou, 10th century, wood, Changzou, China, Photo by Jakub Hałun, Creative Commons Attribution License via Wikimedia Commons.

Just a Second: Pagoda

Pagoda (noun)

A pagoda is a tiered building with multiple eaves found most commonly in the Far East.  More often than not, a pagoda is a religious building used for the practice of Buddhism.

The Wenbi Pagoda in Changzhou, built during the Northern Song Dynasty, has seven stories and is completely made of wood.

 

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