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Giant Sleeping Buddha

Address: Periphery of Leshan Grand Buddha, Center District, Leshan 614000, China
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Ranked #34 of 47 Attractions in Leshan
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
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64 reviews 64 reviews
30 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This is not statue nor stone craving of sleeping buddha. Just the outlook of few mountains , island linked together. one need to have a artistic imagination to "see" the sleeping shape of buddha. This is to view from the boat ride.

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Layer de la Haye, United Kingdom
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82 attraction reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We took the bus from Chengdu (turn up at Xinnanmen Bus Station, buy a ticket get on the next available bus, free (i.e. grab the best seat you can) seating. 47 Yuan each). Once we got to Leshan, we took a minibus to Leshan Giant Buddha (5 Yuan each, they were just waiting for the bus to turn up). This... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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59 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I am sorry, but this was a great let down. Just about everything else in the Oriental Buddha Theme park is more interesting. The air pollution also does not help, as you really cannot see all that much. Utterly overrated

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Long Beach, California
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206 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

If you have decided to go this route in visiting the leshan giant buddha you have to go thru the oriental buddhist theme park in order to get to the leshan giant buddha. The giant sleeping buddha is carved into the hillside and is immediately visible when you enter the park

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