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"Leshan Giant Buddha" Leshan's Giant Buddha Tip by Green_Frog

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

 
 

Caught the bus/coach to Leshan (44 yuans each) - home of the 71m Buddha. Upon arrival at Leshan Town you have to catch a local bus #13 (only 1 yuan) to Big Buddha. We decided to have lunch prior to visiting the Buddha as it took approx three hours to get there - not a great choice around this area to eat and it's a bit of a lucky dip as most restaurants didn't have English menus - find one with pictures!!

Entry was quite expensive 90 yuan per person - much cheaper for the locals!! You have to climb up the mountain to the top - amazing views along the way and then you reach the head of the Giant Buddha with snails coiled on his head - all carved out of rock by the monks - very spiritual place.

Address: Leshan
Phone: +86 833 230 2048
Website: http://www.leshandafo.com/

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Dec 26, 2010
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