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Shelley, our super warm and friendly tour guide, made our last day in China a most memorable experience. She was so knowledgeable about the Giant Buddha, the construction of this incredible engineering feat, as well as the history of China and Buddhism’s influence. We learned...More
We took our bus about 2 hours out of Chengdu with a stop at a tea plantation to Leshan and a visit to the giant Buddha. The only way to view the largest Buddha in the world is by boat as the Buddha is across...More
Very nice view, but the best way to get some pictures are:
1 - Do the boat tour FIRST, before even get in the place
2 - Now go inside and enjoy the rest of the day.
Basically the queue is huge inside and you...More
This Buddha is huge and carved into the rock wall, along with two guardians. I think it is best seen from one of the boats that take visitors by the giant statue. It is also possible to walk up to area, but the path looks...More
Located at Leshan about a 2 hour drive from Chengdu. It is carved into the side of the cliffs of the river and is the largest stone Buddha in China. Built originally 1300 years ago for local people in an attempt to stop the flooding...More
Visited today. Chose to take the boat which is 70 yuan and stops for quite some time right out front of it. You get a great view and is perfect for taking many pics. I advise doing this. I would of gone inside but read...More
allow 1-2 hours at the site including line up if you’re planning to walk to the foot of the buddha and take a picture. after the entrance, you go up a set of stairs which is part of the whole site that had tiny buddha...More
The Buddha is impressive, BUT it is under renovation until February 2019... It means we cannot access bottom of the Buddha. And it will be covered by scaffolds soon.
Plus some other monuments in parc are closed, under renovation too.
Obviously they did not say...More