On December 10, 2017, fire destroyed the tallest pagoda in Asia. Located in Mianzhu City, China, the Buddhist pagoda dated back to the Ming Dynasty.
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This is the tallest pagoda in Asia, and it’s burning to the ground. The Buddhist pagoda was about 15 stories high and dates back to the Ming Dynasty. It was being renovated after the original was destroyed in 2008 during an earthquake. Now it will have to be renovated again. The fire burned for over four hours. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
Tallest Pagoda in Asia Burns to the Ground | National Geographic