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Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo)

No.2435 Lingyun Street, Shizhong District, Leshan 614000, China
+86 833 230 2048
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Private Leshan Giant Buddha Day Tour from Chengdu with High-speed Train Transfer
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Carved out of a hill, the largest Buddha in the world dates back to the 8th century.
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No.2435 Lingyun Street, Shizhong District, Leshan 614000, China
+86 833 230 2048
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is quite a way away from other places of interest. We were staying at Qing Cheng Mountain and our guide told us it would be a three hour drive, we did it in two and a half hours. I would recommend going on the...More

2  Thank Mike C
Reviewed 5 days ago

We hired a driver/guide to take us from Chengdu to Leshan to see the Giant Buddha. About a 2 hour drive but well worth it. It us an outstanding feature. The workmanship required to sculpt it out of the mountain is hard to comprehend.

1  Thank Bigtfire
Reviewed 1 week ago

September 2016 I had the opportunity to visit the Giant Buddha in Hong Kong. I was inspired during that visit to see another cultural significant site and was so moved by my experience there I chose another Buddha. While Leshan wasn't my destination, I had...More

Thank goose3nbc
Reviewed 1 week ago

The big buddha at Leshan is quite imposing. It is really big. Queues of people go up and down the stairs around it. If you want a view of it in its entirety without fighting the queues take a tourist boat. The good thing is...More

Thank Bruce J
Reviewed 1 week ago

I relied on trip advisor's informtion and reviews to go to Leshan on my own without being on a tour and there was little accurate information so I will fill in . Take fast train from Chengdu South or East train stations. Buy ticket in...More

1  Thank kathleen e
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Leshan Giant Buddha is over 200 feet tall statue carved out of a cliff side adjacent to a river. Its over 1200 years old, was built to appease the Buddha and calm down the waters as three rivers met in the area leading to...More

Thank Mayank A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I were on a day trip to Leshan just to witness the giant buddha statue. Upon arriving, we were confused to which ticket booth we should book our tickets from. Upon some great questioning from my mom (in chinese), it turns out...More

Thank Kenneth_0526
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WOW!! I never thought I'd see a more amazing site ever!! the experience of being up close and by the waterfront so amazing! If you ever can visit China be sure that next time you visit China, be sure that one of your visits will...More

Thank Ruby O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Leshan Giant Buddha was a place I wanted to visit when I was young. Talking about it was built over a thousand years ago and spent over 90 years to built it, I must say it's magnificent. I visited it by boat and it's good...More

Thank Cyril C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The whole place is crawling with tourists and the lines are long, but taking in the view of the giant buddha up close was worth it. It was truly majestic, exuding an aura of peace and grandeur. We also visited a ticketed area in the...More

Thank sugahplume
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20 April 2017|
Response from Benson C | Reviewed this property |
Hi 8Lala - yes it is possible to do both together. To achieve this though you need to arrive Leshan early in the morning which means taking the 6:30AM or 7:30AM train from Chengdu or staying the night in Leshan. You can do... More
Amy D
29 March 2017|
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Response from nenycute | Reviewed this property |
very possible,this was also our experience.Went to pandas at 8 by metro then free shuttle bus to pandas(the entrance fee include the bus).then spent 2hours there then back to xinnanmen bus station by public bus.Then bought... More
Amy D
24 March 2017|
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Response from nenycute | Reviewed this property |
yes you can do it on one day.This was also our experience.we departed morning at 8 to Panda,first metro then Suttle bus to panda.Then from panda back to xinnanmen bus station.Then bought ticket to leshan.You need to know... More