Videos about statue, China

The Grand Buddha at LingShan 灵山大佛

The Grand Buddha at LingShan (Língshān Dà Fó) is the largest bronze Buddha In China with a height of 88 meters. It is located in WuXi, JiangSu province.

It was completed in 1996.

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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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PuTuo Mountain 普陀山, ZheJiang province

With CCTV's Travelogue.

PǔTuóShān is one of many mountain islands south east of ShangHai, and one of the four sacred mountains in Chinese Buddhism. It can be reached by boat from NingBo or ShangHai, or by plane from BeiJing and ShangHai.


There are sandy beaches at the shoreline and about 30 temples on the mountain, plus a 30 meter tall statue of GuanYin, the Goddess of Mercy.


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Art works from the BeiJing 北京 2008 Olympics

Art works in the Olympic Park, November 2010.


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YongHeGong 雍和宫 Lama Temple, BeiJing

YongHe Lama Temple dates from 1722 (Qing dynasty).


Emperor QianLong conferred it with imperial status and its roof tiles were changed to those with the imperial golden yellow color. The monastery became home to many Tibetan monks and eventually it was declared the National Center of Lama Administration.


It is open to the public in the afternoons. The nearest subway station is YongHeGong (lines 2 and 5).


Among the many fascinating features is the impressive 26 metre tall statue of the Maitreya Buddha that was carved from a single trunk of White Sandalwood.


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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.

SanYa, HaiNan 海南 : tropical resort

HaiNan province is a tropical island in south China. SanYa lies at the southern end of HaiNan and has become a popular tourist destination. A 108 meter Buddhist statue of GuanYin in SanYa, completed in May 2005, is one of the tallest statues in the world. YaLong Bay is a 7.5 kilometer beach located southeast of the city of SanYa.

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