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.


[640],shadow=true,start=,stop=188

Slideshow (with some great photos) :


[320],shadow=true,start=,stop=
SiChuan map

Related Videos

Featured Videos

HangZhou 杭州 / LongJi 龙脊 tea culture
Delicious street food in Xi’An 西安
ShaanXi province. With the 'Food Ranger' Trevor James ...
Chinese New Year fireworks 2011, Hong Kong 香港
Wonderful ...
A view of HangZhou 杭州
HangZhou is located in north-western ZheJiang province, at the southern end of the Grand Canal, which runs from BeiJing, in the south-central portion of the YangTze river delta.
A motorbike trip into west China 中国
From the Himalayas to the Gobi Desert ...
ShangHai 上海 Special 2
The Bund | WaiTan | HuangPu River | PuXi & PuDong Pudong | Lujiazui Financial Zone | Oriental Pearl TV Tower IFC Mall
Scenes of ancient China – HongCun 宏村
Filmed in July 2013. With Sticker Travel. First film shows the village of HongCun in AnHui province. Scenes from the film 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' were filmed in HongCun, which is close to the south slope of Mount HuangShan and a UNESCO World Heritage site. The second film shows some places from WuYuan County, JiangXi province, including LiKeng village.
China 中国 from the air – a breathtaking journey …
These amazing films capture the beauty of nature and city ... Don't miss it ! The best videographers. The best music. Turn up the volume; relax; let's go ... Hong Kong The Great Wall (JinShanLing / SiMaTai, close to Beijing) QingHai province JiuZhaiGou and HuangLong, SiChuan province Crescent Moon Spring / Lake, 6 km from DunHuang, GanSu province, north west China Guilin and YangShuo, GuangXi province The Tibetan Plateau, far south west China HuiZhou, GuangDong province, south east China TianShan Mountain area, XinJiang province, far west China MoGao Grotto, YuMenGuan, YangGuan, JiaYuGuan, YaDan, DanXia; all in GanSu province Tian Tan Giant Buddha, Hong Kong GuangZhou, provincial capital of GuangDong and close to Hong Kong Various places in China
Song of the Road 路之歌
With MiuMiu (周昭妍 Zhōu ZhāoYán) and famous Chinese indie band Tong Yang 和痛仰乐队的叔叔们一起祝大家六一节快乐 Song by Chinese rock band 痛苦的信仰 (Miserable Faith), 2008. Love this ...
The beautiful HuangLong 黄龍 Scenic Area
A UNESCO World Heritage Site. HuangLong Scenic Area lies in SiChuan province, about 150km north west from the provincial capital ChengDu. It is famed for its colorful pools formed by mineral deposits, and there are also rich forests full of wildlife, including the Giant Panda, snow-capped peaks, waterfalls and hot springs.
Music – Tibetan Plateau 青藏高原 – aLan Dawa Dolma
Awesome singer : aLan Dawa Dolma 阿兰·达瓦卓玛. Tibetan and Chinese version ... Plus ...
Fun trip to HaiNan 海南 and YunNan 云南 provinces
University exchange to SanYa University 三亚 大学 (SānYà DàXué), HaiNan, plus a trip to south YunNan ...

A selection of popular videos

Keyword / tag search :