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Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo)

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Address: No.2435 Lingyun Street, Shizhong District, Leshan 614000, China
Phone Number: 0833-2302048
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Carved out of a hill, the largest Buddha in the world dates back to the 8th...

Carved out of a hill, the largest Buddha in the world dates back to the 8th century.

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Wow! Pictures don't do this giant justice, you have to see it with your own eyes to appreciate the true colossal scale of this Buddha. I came here with The Dragon Trip... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Bangkok, Thailand

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Bangkok, Thailand
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wow! Pictures don't do this giant justice, you have to see it with your own eyes to appreciate the true colossal scale of this Buddha. I came here with The Dragon Trip (amazing) back in 2014 and had a great day, led by out our legend of a tour guide, Kid. Walking down the steps to the feet of the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two ways to do this visit. You can get a boat from the landing places just down river an the centre of town or you can bus it/walk it. The first way gives you a fairly good view from the centre of the river (which it faces) and is therefore good for the budding photographer and those who... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was first here back in 2003 and wanted to return during this Chengdu visit. This thing is huge and well worth the journey to get there. It is becoming a bit over-crowded just like every other attraction in China, but I'd still say it's worth the visit.

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a huge structure and very impressive to see. However we had a 2 hour drive from Chengdu to get here then we got on the boat to go over to see it. To be honest I thought it would be through some forest type area and we would be on the boat for a while. It was literally a... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in this area, this is a must see. Built well over 1000 years ago this monumental Buddha to me has a very particular presence that has to be seen to be really experienced. The island around it is pleasant if often overrun with tourists. We were there in early January and, while there was no wait to... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must visit. Take the cruise to experience the spot where 3 rivers meet. Also recommended you to climb up the side staircase along the Buddha wall. However you must be fit to walk up and down.

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1 Thank Kelvin Y
Shanghai Region, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had been wanting to come here since I first arrived in China, and finally being able to do so was amazing. The Buddha is even taller than I imagined, and I feel very lucky that I was able to see it because (assuming I understood the tour guide right) there are potential plans to rebuild the temple that was... More 

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Washington, DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Leshan Giant Buddah is pretty amazing to see in real life and is worth a trip out to Leshan if you're already heading towards Emeishan. Once at Leshan, getting tickets, boarding the boat, snapping photographs, and returning took about 2.5 hours from start to finish. My friends and I visited in January 2016 and we stopped in Leshan at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

For my chengdu trip, The giant buddha ( Le shan sa fo 乐山大佛)is the most attraction place for this trip. This is a history for 1,300years. I 'd like to see and pray the buddha at least once in my life time. Buddha is huge and groceous. At first, i would like to take a boat as every one recommeneded... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Going in December is low season which is good. As this means we wont be crowding with the other Chinese tourist. Only set back with Dec period is the fog. It was quite foggy and we were not able to see the "Sleeping Buddha" . Its an imaginery thingy you need to visualize from the mountains landscape. We took the... More 

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