Travels of Xuanzang

Sites visited by the 7th century Chinese Buddhist monk Xuanzang, famous for his 17 year overland trip to India and back

Connected Sites

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Bamiyan Valley
Lumbini
Mahabodhi Temple Complex
Nalanda visited Nalanda first in 637 and then again in 642, spending a total of around two years at the monastery (AB ev)
Samarkand
Silk Roads "Great Wild Goose Pagoda was built in the 8th century AD to preserve the sutras and Buddhist figurines brought from India by Xuanzang." - Nomination File
Taxila 631-633

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