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Shizhong District, Leshan 614000, China
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed November 17, 2013

So cool!! I really enjoyed the view!! Try to go early so you beat the crowed, and give yourself some time to explore the rest of the park (cost extra to go in to some temples and more Buddhas, but well worth it! ¥80 extra...More

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Reviewed September 9, 2015

The giant Buddha of Leshan is quite a sight. It's was much easier for us to see it from the water by ferry than to do the hike up the stairs ( a few hundred steps) along with the hundred of other tourists. That said,...More

1  Thank Sndra88
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Reviewed May 27, 2018

An exceptional site which can be easily spoiled by the large numbers of tourists who will be there once the park has been open for an hour or more. My advice is to get there as the park opens and head straight to the giant...More

1  Thank Daryl S
Reviewed November 21, 2017

Another way to explore the great giant Buddha is climbing the grand staircase with beautiful views of the gardens, the union of the three rivers and the city of Leshan. While you go up there are different stops, where this great Tiger, the slats of...More

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Reviewed October 31, 2017

This vast Buddha is the biggest in the world, cut into the living rock of the cliffs next to a confluence of rivers in Leshan. You can climb narrow, steep stairs on either side to get a close up view - not one for the...More

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Reviewed October 27, 2017

This listing seems to be a duplicate. I gave a full reviews at "Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo)" of the wonders of the sight.

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed October 17, 2017

We were in Chengdu and a part of our tour was to the Lingyun Giant Buddha. If I had known what was involved before we left I may have considered not doing this trip. 2 1/2 hours of driving to get to the Buddha, 20...More

1  Thank Mark C
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Truly amazing experience. The statue is enormous and the views from the river boat are excellent. It took about one hour to queue in the rain but don't worry if you have not brought rain gear there are umbrellas, raincoats and rain booties for sale.

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Reviewed September 17, 2017

Make time during your visit to visit the buddha! it will take a couple of hours if you hike, and an hour if you take the boat.

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Reviewed August 5, 2017

With my trip to see the Pandas, I joined the one day tour for the area, and the one location really standout, is the Leshan Giant Buddha! Giant Buddha statue is not just about the massive size, but the sheer Majesticness is mesmerizing! We were...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2017

I have had the privilege to work with Vivien Li at China Discovery. She put together a one day private tour of the Leshan Giant Buddha in mid July 2017. She was always prompt and courteous when dealing with all our questions and we greatly...More

1  Thank zodiaclynn
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Took a day trip from Chengdu to Leshan to see the Giant Buddha, and it was totally worth the couple of hours in a bus. I viewed the Buddha from the River as due to time constraints I did not have the time to queue...More

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