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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