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Some nice views on either side. The Buddha is the real attraction. Pollution is a bummer... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Liberty Lake, Washington
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This is the river where the Giant Stone Carved Buddha is located. The river is just a vehicle to be... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
Sarasota, Florida
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Oct 14, 2018
“OK not great”
Sep 30, 2018
Leshan, China
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Some nice views on either side. The Buddha is the real attraction. Pollution is a bummer. Skyline offset with fitted temples is kind of neat. Not a destination into itself but OK if in the area.

Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed September 30, 2018

This is the river where the Giant Stone Carved Buddha is located. The river is just a vehicle to be able to see the Buddha. There really wasn't much else for us to see on this day. The sky was very overcast and grey. The...More

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Reviewed November 21, 2017

It is a different way of seeing the River with its two tributaries, the beautiful silhouette of the city, the surrounding mountains which form the fabulous landscape that frames the city, big Buddha. I believe that it is essential to get an idea of the...More

Reviewed July 14, 2017

I took a boat cruise to see the Giant Buddha as I was short on time. The boat itself is an old thing; it’s got double deck, with the upper one being open to air for better view. You are required to wear life jackets...More

Thank Mayank A
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

If you don't want to walk / climb to see the Leshan giant Buddha, river cruise is the way to go. Boats take you to the spot on the river right in front of Buddha. You get a great view without all the physical activity....More

Thank Kalyan C
Reviewed November 12, 2016

We walked around The Giant Buddha at the top, then we went down The Plank Road to get a good view from the bottom. I would advise to do the boat as well. It's not expensive and you can get great photos from the boat...More

Thank Annette H
Reviewed November 6, 2016

paid 80dollars for just less than 30min visit quite expensive for me. but first time here is ok. that could see whole leshan Buddha and near around rivers also Sleeping Buddha. but just one time is enough

Thank iamface
Reviewed October 30, 2016

The short boat trip was an easy way to view the Big Buddha, as we had limited time at Leshan. U take pretty good pictures from the boat, and u dont have to jostle with people. Happy that we made the quick Leshan stop, as...More

Thank joonee
Reviewed October 11, 2016

The river cruise is a must to see the Big Buddha at its best, Be outside to get best photos, the skipper makes it easy to take good photos.

Thank highlander9122
Reviewed March 1, 2016

Ok so they aren't the newest boats ever, but they do run regularly from both sides of the river. You are given a life jacket to wear. The boat holds position just off the Buddha for photography opportunities. The only drawback is on a misty...More

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