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"Visit the Leshan Giant Buddha - 2" Leshan's Giant Buddha Tip by K.Knight

Leshan's Giant Buddha, Chengdu: 21 reviews and 51 photos

  Check out the toe nails!
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  • Check out the toe nails! - Chengdu
      Check out the toe nails!
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  • A likeness of the Monk Haitong - Chengdu
      A likeness of the Monk Haitong
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  • Simply huge! - Chengdu
      Simply huge!
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The carving began in the year 713 by a Buddhist monk, Haitong, and the Buddha was completed after 90 years of hard work. The work was interrupted when a corrupt official wanted bribes for the funds and work to continue. As a protest the monk removed his own eyes and presented them to the official!

Address: Leshan
Phone: +86 833 230 2048

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 13, 2008
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