White Dagoba We are now in Bai Hai Park. For over 1,000 years, Bai Hai was a vast imperial garden. It became a public park in 1925. Atop a hill on Jade Island is this Tibetan-style stupa built to honor the visiting Dalai Lama in 1651. It stands 118 feet tall. Let's see how far up they'll let us climb!