Also known as Huata Temple, it is located on the north side of Shuyuanmen Street, Yongningmen, Xi'an. It was originally in Anrenfang, Chang'an Waiguocheng, Sui and Tang Dynasties. It was built during the reign of Emperor Wen of the Sui Dynasty in Renshou (601～604). Emperor Wen of the Sui Dynasty and Zhongzong of Tang Dynasty visited Xingcai Temple in person. Tang Wenzong used five-color bricks as the tower, so it was also called Huata Temple. In the Five Dynasties, the palace was destroyed by fire, but the tower remained.
Baoqing Temple Tower is a key cultural relic protection unit in Shaanxi Province. Located on the north side of Shuyuanmen Street, Dananmen, Xi'an. The temple was built in the Renshou period of Emperor Wen of the Sui Dynasty, and the tower was built in the period of Tang Wenzong. It was rebuilt at this site during the Ming Jingtai period. The temple is long gone, but the tower is still there.
At the gate of Xi'an Academy, there is a pagoda of Baoqing Temple. Turn to the corner of the tower and see a big stele with the letter "Baoqing Temple". The stele is worn and the writing is not clear in the sun. It is reported that the Baoqing Temple hall was destroyed by war, but the pagoda survived.
Baoqing Temple is also known as Huata Temple because it uses five-color bricks as the tower.
In the early years of Emperor Wen Renshou, Baoqing Temple was built in Anrenfang, Daxing City, and the pagoda was moved to the temple in the early years of the Five Dynasties. The tower was built between Tang Taihe and Kaicheng years, and it was built with five-color bricks. The temple destroyed the pagoda. The Ming and Qing Dynasties have been rebuilt repeatedly. The existing brick tower of Baoqing Temple was rebuilt in the second year of Ming Jingtai. It is a hexagonal seven-story dense eaves brick tower with a height of 23 meters. Under the eaves of the tower on the first floor are decorated with brick patterns such as two dragons playing beads, phoenix play peony, Ruihe auspicious clouds, and twisted peony, and a bucket of three liter bucket arches; under the eaves of the tower on the second floor is decorated with a bucket of three liter bucket arches, Ruyi Yuntou and Qilin bricks sculpture. The six sides of the second and third floors of the tower and the 6th floor are inlaid with 13 stone sculptures from the Northern Wei, Sui and Tang dynasties in the Buddhist niches on the east side. On the east side of the pagoda, there is a stone stele "Rebuilt Baoqing Temple" in the second year of Ming Jingtai. Sitting north facing south, it is divided into three parts: the base, the tower and the tower. To the south of the tower, a gate that resembles a flame is opened. The front forehead is engraved with the four characters "The Resurrection of the Ancient Pagoda", and the four characters "Amitabha Buddha" are engraved on the east and west sides. There is a pair of couplets engraved on both sides of the pagoda gate of Baoqing Temple. The upper couplet means "tower building merits and virtuous for all beings", and the lower couplet means "to send bodhicitta and become Buddha." The tower chamber is like a circular well wall, with a small top and a wide bottom. The bottom diameter is 2.14 meters, the top diameter is 1.65 meters, the wall height is 3.75 meters, and the lower part has a 0.74 meter high Xumi seat. There is a pagoda repair inscription at the waist in the middle of the Xumizuo: "Chengjue Jingshe Ji", which provides clues for the textual research of the construction date. The left side is engraved with "Wu Men stonemason Wu Deqian Kunzhong", and the right side is engraved with "Academic Taoist Zhiyuantong" "Together with the fate", the upper part is decorated with a "grass wishful headdress". On the upper ring of Xumizuo, ten layers of Wukang stones are built, and rows of relief statues are carved.