Leshan Giant Buddha & Mount Emei

Leshan Giant Buddha as the largest Buddha in the world is also a world heritage site together with Mount Emei Scenic Area. Therefore your Leshan Mount Emei tour is a heritage tour to appreciate the Buddhism and the surrounding natural scenery.

Leshan Buddha: Facts & History

Leshan Giant Buddha as the top highlight in Leshan is never to miss out. Featured as the largest Buddha in the world, the image is totally a grand. Carved out of a hillside in the 8th century and looking down on the confluence of rivers, this remarkable Giant Buddha is about 71 meters tall. His shoulders span 28 meters, and each of his big toes is 8.5 meters long. His ears are 7 meters. All its length symbolizes wisdom and the conscious abandonment of materialism. Along with the pathway surrounded Giant Buddha, you can close look at its each part. Click Leshan Giant Buddha to read more about its history and facts.

Leshan Ferry Boat Experience

Taking a river ferry and have a panoramic view of Giant Buddha in the front side is another way to see it and you can take pictures of giant Buddha from head to foot. Besides, you may find another giant Reclining Buddha statue along the whole cliff, which is hardly to see in the near distance.

Leshan Giant Buddha

Leshan Giant Buddha

Emei Mountain: Buddhist Mountain Exploration

As one of the four Buddhism Mountains in China, Mount Emei is famous for its various temples and nature landscape. Baoguo Temple as the first temple at the foot is renowned for many ancient buildings and precious Buddhist cultural relics. Go further to the Wannian Temple, where is another ancient temple for the beginning or ending of Mt. Emei tour. Enshrining Samantabhadra, tourists can view the unique styled temple built without any wood or bricks.

Being a world nature heritage sites, Mount Emei is never short of peculiar natural spectacle, such as the Qingyin Pavilion. Known as the No.1 scenery in Mount Emei, you can see the river landscape, smell the natural floral aromatic, hear the gurgling water and touch the pavilions and tablet inscriptions. Turning to the Golden Summit, there are other views waiting for you. As the splendid nature viewing platform, it’s the best location to view the amazing wonders of the sea of clouds, sun rising, Buddha rays, saint lamps, golden temple and golden Buddha. Read more about Mount Emei>>.

Emei Shan Hike

Mount Emi Hiking is the best way to explore the beauty of the mountain, if you are in good physical condition. You can have chance to get a glimpse of Buddhism in China by visiting kinds of temples on the way and enjoy the nature scenery. Accompany with weather changes from the foot to the summit, you can also find some precious plants and animals hiding from the dense forests in the road sides. Join in our local Mount Mei Tours and discover in your own way.

Golden Summit

Golden Summit


Qingyin Pavilion

Qingyin Pavilion

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