Videos about Leshan, China

The temples and natural landscape around Mount EMei 峨嵋山 and LeShan Giant Buddha 乐山大佛

A beautiful film of the scenic area around ÉMéiShān and LèShān Dàfó, SìChuān province.

Mount EMei is one of the Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains of China on which there are nearly 70 Buddhist monasteries.

At 71 meters (233 feet) in height, LeShan Giant Buddha is the largest stone Buddha in the world.

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LeShan Giant Buddha 乐山大佛, Mount Emei 峨眉山 Scenic Area

The LeShan Giant Buddha 乐山大佛 is located in SiChuan province and is a 233 foot tall stone statue constructed during the Tang Dynasty.

Emei Shan (3,100 meters / 10,200 feet) is one of the four Chinese Buddhist sacred mountains.

Emei Shan is UNESCO World Heritage Site (together with the Leshan Giant Buddha) : "...an area of exceptional cultural significance as it is the place where Buddhism first became established on Chinese territory... The first Buddhist temple in China was built on the summit of Mount Emei in the 1st century CE."

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Documentaries ...


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LeShan Giant Buddha 乐山大佛 scenic area, SiChuan province

The Giant Buddha, which is around 70 meters in height, was carved out from the hill during the Tang dynasty (618–907). It took 90 years to complete.

The LeShan Giant Buddha is part of the Mount Emei Scenic Area, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This area has exceptionally diverse vegetation, ranging from subtropical to sub-alpine pine forests. Over time, additional temples established nearby making this an important place in Buddhism. There is a lot to see and explore.


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Slideshow (with some great photos) :


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China 中国 trip – fun-loving pandas in ChengDu, LeShan Giant Buddha, ChongQing and Mount Emei

Plus the Paradise Island Water Park in ChengDu, the Arkansas Jazz Band in ChengDu, and a lot more ...

We end with a clip from 'ChongQing from the Air', starting with the city at night, and followed by the awesome natural scenery in the surrounding area, including the beautiful peaks and valleys of the Three Gorges area ...

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ChengDu Pandas, LeShan Giant Buddha and Mount Emei

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Paradise Island Water Park, ChengDu

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Arkansas Jazz Band, ChengDu, plus local dancers

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Two scenes from ChengDu

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ChongQing from the air

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The LeShan 乐山 Giant Buddha

The world's largest ancient statue. Near LeShan city in SiChuan province.

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A trip to GuangXi 广西 and SiChuan 四川 provinces

Two films by ryzdon - LongSheng (Dragon's Backbone) Rice Terraces, GuangXi province, and LeShan Giant Buddha, Mount Emei Scenic Area, SiChuan province ...

The LeShan Giant Buddha 乐山大佛 Scenic Area

The Giant Buddha is located at the confluence of three rivers, near LeShan city in SiChuan province. The film also has scenes from nearby countryside and temples. A beautiful video ...

Mount EMei 峨眉山 scenic area, including the LeShan giant Buddha 乐山大佛

A UNESCO World Heritage site. The first Buddhist temple in China was built here in SiChuan province during the 1st century A.D. in the beautiful surroundings of the Mount Emei and in view of its peak. Over the centuries, the addition of other temples turned the area into one of Buddhism's holiest. The most remarkable - the Giant Buddha at LeShan - was carved out of a hillside in the 8th century and looks down on the confluence of three rivers. At 71 meters in height, it is the largest Buddha in the world.

The LeShan Giant Buddha 乐山大佛

In SiChuan province. The Giant Buddha, which is around 70 meters in height, was carved from the cliff face during the Tang dynasty (618 - 907). It took 90 years to complete. At 3,100 meters (10,170 feet), the nearby Mount EMei is the highest of the four sacred Buddhist mountains in China and a UNESCO World Heritage site.

The LeShan Giant Buddha statue - video

This statue was carved into rock during the Tang Dynasty (618 - 907). It is situated in SiChuan province near the town of LeShan. The stone sculpture faces Mount Emei, with a river flowing below the Buddha's feet. At 71m in height, it is the largest carved stone Buddha in the world. The Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area, was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996.

A trip to Emei Shan, Sichuan province - video

At 3,100 meters (10,170 ft), Mount Emei is the highest of the four sacred Buddhist mountains in China. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. In fact, there are over 70 monasteries here. At the top is Wan-Nian. Emei Shan National Park is 150 kilometers south of ChengDu and 28 kilometers from LeShan. At least one whole day is required. Accommodation is available in some of the monasteries and some people like to view the sunrise from the peak. Tip: buy a mountain map and explore the interesting places off the main trail. Warm and rain-proof attire and good shoes/boots is recommended as the mountain is often bathed in cloud on the way up and the peak can be very cold. Part 1 (the ascent) :  Part 2 (the monastry at the top of the mountain) :

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