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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 2 days ago

A unique attraction. 71 meter-high buddha carved in the rock. I struggled when investigating to understand how it worked so I will explain: your taxi will take you from Leshan station to the main entrance in 30 mins. The entrance is about one third of...More

Thank PatrickInHoxton
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Took a HSR from Chengdu south station to leshan station. Before exiting the station, there's the local tourism board offering free direct bus service to the venue and some basic introduction to the venue. Two options available for the DaFo. First by a short boat...More

Thank TangCS74
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Must visit if you are in the area. This is really impressive especially considering it was built between 713 and 810 AD. Take the boat for a quick visit. Hike if you have a half day

Thank kangelini
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We observed the huge Buddha from a boat. No doubt about the size; one can see tiny the people look at ground level below the feet. There is an lot of tunneling on both sides for folks the climb to the top. I was struck...More

Thank wonderlust_9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go on a work day; skip the weekend crowds. This was a long day trip for us (but worth it ), so allow for a full day for this trip if you're travelling from Chengdu. We look the metro line 3, changed to line 1...More

1  Thank Kim-and-Anne-Taylor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It got to be in China to have carved such a giant Buddha in the flank on a steep hillside. Truly amazing feat. The visit starts at the top and you then descent at the foot of the statue via a steep stairway also carved...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This guy is pretty cool to look at, carved into the cliff many years ago. It is very lovely to look at. It is worth doing the boat ride to view it so you can really see it. The boat charges etc if you want...More

Thank LaaLaa2705
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Leshan Giant Buddha is a 71-metre tall stone statue, built during the Tang Dynasty, depicting Maitreya. It is carved out of a cliff face that lies at the confluence of the Minjiang, Dadu and Qingyi rivers in the southern part of Sichuan province in China,...More

Thank ATravelDreamer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Leshan giant buddha was an amazing sight! We did the river cruise which allowed us the view the entire buddha, and then hiked up as well. The staircases were very crowded with tourists (despite it being a weekday and the beginning of the school...More

Thank danauson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were taken to the town of Leshan in Sichuan Province in China by our hosts to see the world's largest Budhha. From the parking we ascended the stairs to the top of the cliff where a temple with its food establishments and gift vendors...More

Thank CantPlayBanjo
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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