Chengdu Leshan Giant Budha
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Chengdu to Leshan Giant Budha

From Chengdu to get to the Leshan Giant Budha will take 2.5 / 3 hours by bus. You can go from your hostel to the big busstation Xin Nan Men. The long distance bus will cost 47 rmb for a oneway ticket. At the station in Leshan you can get a shuttlebus (5 rmb) or bus 13 (2 rmb) to the Eastgate or Westgate.

See the park and the Leshan Giant Budha at the eastgate

The ticket for both of them are 180 rmb students will pay 100 rmb for both. At the eastgate you can only get to the Leshan Giant BudhaWhen you go to the westgate you can buy a ticket only for the Budha.

Leshan Giant Budha is the biggets stone Budha in the world

At 71 metres (233 ft) tall, the statue depicts a seated Maitreya Buddha with his hands resting on his knees. His shoulders are 28 metres wide and his smallest toenail is large enough to easily accommodate a seated person. There is a local saying: “The mountain is a Buddha and the Buddha is a mountain”. This is partially because the mountain range in which the Leshan Giant Buddha is located is thought to be shaped like a slumbering Buddha when seen from the river, with the Leshan Giant Buddha as its heart.

Video of the row at Leshan Giant Budha

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