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Giant Buddha at Lingshan

Ma Shan Tai Hu National Park | Lingshan Road, Hubing District, Wuxi, China
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Ranked #1 of 96 Attractions in Wuxi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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126 reviews 126 reviews
56 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The Buddha alone is worth the visit but the Palace is even better. Nice spiritual atmosphere and the Chinese are so relaxed about their worship places that a Christian feels comfortable and welcome. The baby Buddha arising from the huge lotus flower fountain is fantastic. Be aware that the live show included in your entrance fee closes from 11.30 until... More

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Lingshan Grand Buddha is definitely a place you should visit. In addition to the Grand Buddha, there are two large temples nearby. One is the convention Chinese temple but with modern interior design which is completely different from the conventional interior. You can rent recorder as tourist guide and in a few languages. The other one is based on Tibet... More

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Shanghai
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is actually a huge park made up of many of the attractions mentioned separately. The big Buddha, the Vatican are all in the same park. You will need half a day at this park to finish visiting the various places. My friend called it Buddha Las Vegas. Didn't really feel the "religious" and "spiritual" atmosphere this place might have... More

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Panama City, Panama
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

It was an amaizing place. Full of peace and spectacular. If you're in Shanghai this visit is a most. Take the rapid train and you'll be there in less than an hour. Then from the train station take a taxi (30 minutes) to the Giant Buddha and spend a wonderful time!!!

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Panama City, Panama
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We took the rapid train to Wuxi from Shanghai a 1 hour distance. From there a taxi about 20 minutes to Giant Buddha. I would definitely recommend this place is beautiful place and to see the huge Buddha is a great experience.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Very big Budha and very well decorated garden, it is an amazing things. The shiw maybe a short one and doesnt reveal much of the Budha way to find enlighngtenment but the place is really ready for something bigger than that

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Suzhou, China
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

A very nice park with a lot of religious symbol, unfortunetly every thing is organized for you to pay a maximum. 210RMB to enter when the average is not more than 60 in China, shops everywhere. I have a student card and can have 50 off. It s the second time I went there and for the second time they... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I visited this place during my trip to Shanghai on May 2014. This place is very huge, neither the Giant Buddha!!!. In love with their garden. The garden is very beautiful especially when you can see the beauty of the cherry blossoms and the peonies here. The garden and this place are well maintained too. I also saw the opening... More

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Orlando, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I started in Shanghai at the Shanghai Rail station. Note that when you exit the metro and are standing facing the rail station the ticket off is to the right across the street. Follow the signs to a building across a busy street and go to the 2nd floor. I found the English window and bought a 9:20AM ticket with... More

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This is a very awesome place to visit if you are in town. The area is absolutely gorgeous and you could easily spend a half day walking around if you are solo. I will admit, there is very little English around, but it is still enjoyable to see for yourself.

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