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Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo)

No.2435 Lingyun Street, Shizhong District, Leshan 614000, China
+86 833 230 2048
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Carved out of a hill, the largest Buddha in the world dates back to the 8th century.
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No.2435 Lingyun Street, Shizhong District, Leshan 614000, China
+86 833 230 2048
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Reviewed 5 days ago

While this boat trip to the base of the Leshan Buddha lasted for approximately 30 minutes, it was a perfect way to see this impressive statue that took nearly 90 years to carve into the mountainside many centuries ago (Tang Dynasty). It was worth the...More

Thank Parabola
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This amazing place is worth your time, and money, a total of 170 yuan, to see both the Giant Buddha & the hundreds of other statues in the "Oriental Buddha Capital" area of the park. The best time to walk down the riverside trail to...More

1  Thank TimBudd1954
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is breathtaking and the sheer size of the edifice is remarkably compelling. Simply splendid. This architectural feat will leave you mouth agape and a helpless romantic to the beauty of nature. Its imposing demeanour contrasted with the adjourning cliff makes it look like a...More

Thank Lynxxxx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got here from Chengdu for a one day trip. We took the train, then bus 3 to this location (2 yuan for the bus per person, about 15 stops). First stop at the site is for the boat, which we didn't do, second one...More

3  Thank Sjakie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is quite a way away from other places of interest. We were staying at Qing Cheng Mountain and our guide told us it would be a three hour drive, we did it in two and a half hours. I would recommend going on the...More

4  Thank Mike C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hired a driver/guide to take us from Chengdu to Leshan to see the Giant Buddha. About a 2 hour drive but well worth it. It us an outstanding feature. The workmanship required to sculpt it out of the mountain is hard to comprehend.

2  Thank Bigtfire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

September 2016 I had the opportunity to visit the Giant Buddha in Hong Kong. I was inspired during that visit to see another cultural significant site and was so moved by my experience there I chose another Buddha. While Leshan wasn't my destination, I had...More

Thank goose3nbc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The big buddha at Leshan is quite imposing. It is really big. Queues of people go up and down the stairs around it. If you want a view of it in its entirety without fighting the queues take a tourist boat. The good thing is...More

Thank Bruce J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I relied on trip advisor's informtion and reviews to go to Leshan on my own without being on a tour and there was little accurate information so I will fill in . Take fast train from Chengdu South or East train stations. Buy ticket in...More

2  Thank kathleen e
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Leshan Giant Buddha is over 200 feet tall statue carved out of a cliff side adjacent to a river. Its over 1200 years old, was built to appease the Buddha and calm down the waters as three rivers met in the area leading to...More

Thank Mayank A
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20 April 2017|
Response from Benson C | Reviewed this property |
Hi 8Lala - yes it is possible to do both together. To achieve this though you need to arrive Leshan early in the morning which means taking the 6:30AM or 7:30AM train from Chengdu or staying the night in Leshan. You can do... More
Amy D
29 March 2017|
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Response from nenycute | Reviewed this property |
very possible,this was also our experience.Went to pandas at 8 by metro then free shuttle bus to pandas(the entrance fee include the bus).then spent 2hours there then back to xinnanmen bus station by public bus.Then bought... More
Amy D
24 March 2017|
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Response from nenycute | Reviewed this property |
yes you can do it on one day.This was also our experience.we departed morning at 8 to Panda,first metro then Suttle bus to panda.Then from panda back to xinnanmen bus station.Then bought ticket to leshan.You need to know... More